angle of attack

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the acute angle between the direction of the undisturbed relative wind and the chord of an airfoil

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The vortex strength increases with Re and as the attack angle rises from 15[degrees] to 30[degrees].
12), in the critical interval, which segment is from 175[degrees] to 180[degrees], the blade's attack angle has to change by 185[degrees] degrees.
where [rho], v, and [alpha] are the fluid density, flow velocity, and flow attack angle.
In the present case attack angle is 30[degrees], which explains very intensive wear of the plate at operation during less than 8000 h (Fig.
The basis of the system is completed with two extra options, the 'ball tracking sensor' and the 'vertical club head attack angle sensor'.
A rotor with a lower attack angle presents a smaller frontal surface to the gas stream and extracts less kinetic energy from the gas at a given flow rate.
The results also show that the velocity, pitching angle and attack angle has definite fluctuate when the underwater glide vehicle change the glide mode, and they would get stabilization at a definite time.
Studies show most of the aforementioned qualities are affected by squeegee blade type and attack angle of the blade.
Cutting trocar tips and conservative blade attack angle means they penetrate like crazy.
The base system comes with two additional options, a 'ball tracking sensor' and a 'vertical club head attack angle sensor.
You have already taken the loft off the club at address so there is no need to alter your swing plane to create a steeper attack angle The backswing might be shorter but you must still turn your shoulders.
This not only aids in the attack angle, but creates an overlap of coverage at the vulnerable seam area.
Trained specialists analyze that data to provide optimum club specifications for each golfer's swing by measuring club head and ball speed, launch angle, backspin and trajectory shape, sidespin, attack angle, launch angle, impact efficiency and trajectory results.
This then leads to a sharpened attack angle because the blade has to be pushed so hard that the 60[degrees] angle has suddenly become 30[degrees], and solder paste escapes around the back of the squeegee, creating a wake effect (see "Playing the Angles," May 2008).
Three razor-sharp, vented fixed blades are longer and offer a more gentle attack angle than shorter Ultimate Steel blades, to further aid penetration.