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AEROFOIL SECTION THICKNESS [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aerodynamics and Theory of Gases
  • Mechanical Construction
DEF

The maximum distance between the upper and lower contours of an airfoil, measured perpendicular to the mean line of the profile.

Key term(s)
  • aerofoil section thickness

French

Domaine(s)
  • Théorie des gaz et aérodynamique
  • Construction mécanique
CONT

Le milieu des segments perpendiculaires à la corde de référence décrit la ligne moyenne ou squelette du profil. L'épaisseur est le plus grand de ces segments.

Spanish

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