A Monograph on the Mechanics and Equilibrium of Kites

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Weather bureau, 1897 - Kites - 71 pages
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Page 14 - Iw/v (I is the length of the plate in the direction of the flow) is smaller or larger than about 5.10 5 . It is assumed that the surface of the plate is smooth.
Page 5 - Chanute prize offered in 1896 by the Boston Aeronautical Society " for the best monograph on the kite, giving a full theory of its mechanics and stability, with quantitative computations appended.
Page 5 - ... the polar system are transformed respectively into the meridian planes , the spheres with common circle of intersection and the anchor-rings of the toroidal system (p. 27—32). Monthly Weather Review, Vol. 25, 1897. (Сн. A. SCOTT.) S 2 e а. С. F. MARVIN. The Mechanics and Equilibrium of Kites. Resolution of all the forces acting upon an ordinary kite with a tail ; resulting equilibrium ; abnormal flight ; conditions of stability and steadiness. Function of the tail ; most efficient tails....

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