Study of vortex shedding as related to self-excited torsional oscillations of an airfoil

Raymond L. Chuan, Richard J. Magnus
naca-tn-2429
Sep 1951


This report covers the results of the experimental investigation of the self-excited torsional oscillation of an NACA 0006 airfoil suspended elastically. The relationship between the torsional oscillation and the shedding of vortices was investigated for this airfoil.

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