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A continuous element of arc AB, passing through a singular point in the {-plane, is transformed by (2-137) into a broken line A’B’. This is to say, the element of arc d ( { - ( 0 ) is rotated through a n angle (n - l ) O o in passing from the <-plane to the 2-plane, if we overlook the effect of the constant A which rotates any line through {o by the same amount. Figure 2-13 demonstrates what this transformation does to a continuous curve passing through the point { = {o in the {-plane. By proper choice of n,the break in the curve which is produced on the 2-plane can be given any desired value between a and 2a.

Approximate means have been developed, starting from an airfoil of known shape and pressure distribution, for adjusting this pressure distribution in a desired fashion. 2-16. Comparison between predicted and measured pressure distribution over the upper and lower surfaces of a Clark Y airfoil a t an effective geonietrical incidence of -1 deg 16 min. Theoretical incidence chosen to give approximately the measured value of total lift. ] 2-11] THE KUTTA CONDITION AND LIFT 57 which played such a n important role in the early 1940’s.

Sphere moving in the xdirection through a mass of liquid at rest at infinity. In this example we proceed by trial, attempting to satisfy this condition a t t = 0 by means of a doublet centered a t the origin with its axis in the positive x-direction, (2-83) where (2-84) We calculate the velocity components (2-85a) (2-85b) (2-85~) If (2-85a), (b), and (c) are inserted into (2-82), and r and t are set equal to R and 0, respectively, we are led after some algebra to a formula for the strength H of the doublet: H =2a~3~,.