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Calculate the chord length of this airfoil using

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Unformatted text preview: late the chord length of this airfoil. Using Equation 1.22 from the textbook: ( ) This gives: 2. According to the Buckingham Pi Theorem; in a physical relation, if the number of fundamental dimensions and the number of dimensional products are in the ratio 3:1; what is the least possible number of physical variables? Refer Section 1.7 (page 36) in the textbook: Let number of dimensional products be and fundamental dimensions be . We have: This gives us: The least possible number of physical variables is when ; therefore . ME 471.3 Introduction to Aerodynamics Department of Mechanical Engineering Winter 2014 Instructor – Rajat Chakravarty Quiz 3 Instructions: Write all solutions on this page itself. No additional p...
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