Divergence of swept wings

Franklin W. Diederich, Bernard Budiansky
naca-tn-1680
Aug 1948


An analysis of the divergence of swept untapered and tapered wings with stiffnesses varying as the fourth power of the chord has been performed and checked experimentally. The results are presented in a set of charts and approximate formulas suitable for quick estimates of the divergence dynamic pressure and hence the divergence speed.

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