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Low Speed Aerodynamics Notes 1: Some Results to Provide Physical Intuition

Before we get into deriving all the intricate theories of aerodynamics, let us see some useful results that require only algebra and curiosity to apply. Please download this first section of the notes here.



Introduction to Aerodynamics: Some results to provide physical intuition.

Laws of Physics and Fluid Dynamics.
Conservation Equations in Integral Form.
Specializing the Conservation Equations for aerodynamics.
The Potential Flow Method
Vortex Interactions, and Thin Airfoil Theory.
Finite Wings.
Prandtl's Lifting Line Method
Viscous Flow
Practical Methods and Data Sources