Center of pressure coefficients for airfoils at high speeds

W. S. Diehl
naca-tn-25
Apr 1922


It has been customary to calculate the strength of the rear wing beam for the high speed condition on the assumption that the center of pressure was at 0.50 of the wing chord. It can be shown that this assumption is not justified, regardless of the utility of a high speed condition in strength calculations.

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