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Title: The symmetry of wings and sails
Authors : Steinegger, Rolf
et. al : No
Extent : 24
Publisher / Ed. Institution : ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Winterthur
Issue Date: 15-Sep-2019
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Language : English
Subjects : Lift Force; Drag Force; Weight Force; Driving Force; Flying; Sailing; Foiling; Performance; Balance of Force; Sail; Wing; Foil
Subject (DDC) : 620: Engineering
Abstract: All of the principal items of flight performance involve steady flight conditions and equilibrium of the airplane. The same is true for the performance of boards and boats when sailing and foiling. A comparison of most basic parameters between aircrafts and sailcrafts reveals similarities in the understanding of the principal physical laws as well as variations and differences in their application to create a balance of forces when dealing with weight, lift, drag and driving forces (propulsion).
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Centre for Aviation (ZAV)
Publication type: Working paper – expertise – study
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-18571
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