A simplified method for calculating aeroelastic effects on the roll of aircraft

John M. Hedgepeth, Paul G. Waner, Jr., Robert J. Kell
naca-tn-3370
Mar 1955


An approximate linearized lifting-surface theory is used in conjunction with structural influence coefficients to formulate a method for analyzing the aeroelastic behavior in roll of an aircraft. Rolling effectiveness and aileron-reversal speed are computed by the use of a Glerkin-type procedure.

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