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 combined spanwise average Nusselt number increases 34% even at the exit of the channel at an angle of attack of 26[degrees].
D] was produced at an angle of attack of 90[degrees], presenting a value of about 1.
The same level of importance is applied to the angle of attack of the cutting edge of the plow.
This "canard" would mimic a dragonfly's technique by sharply shifting its angle of attack to generate vortices to order.
The WT output power and the net recovered power at given cooling tower fan speed are dependent on many interconnected parameters, namely vertical distance between the cooling tower fan and WT, WT rotor design mass, air angle of attack and guide angles.
By using the SUICS, the sail angle of attack can be adjusted adaptively; then the sustainable wind energy can be exploited to the maximum.
The final proposed method is featured by small calculated amount and good robustness; and it has a certain capacity which constrains the terminal angle of attack while satisfying the HGV separation requirements.
Tenders are invited for Angle Of Attack Sensor With Heater
The ball position should be approximately in the centre of the stance to ensure a steeper angle of attack.
MANY high-scoring amateurs give little thought to their angle of attack, the angle at which the club head approaches the golf ball just before impact.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry News) Wed, Feb 5, 2014 The Federal Aviation Administration has streamlined the approval process for general aviation aircraft to feature angle of attack (AOA) indicator systems.
The Tejas' angle of attack, which was 19 degree in 2011, has become sharper.