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Web site contains java applet which simulates an airfoil. The user can change the shape of the foil, the type of object used (including a cylinder and sphere), the speed of the foil, the altitude, and even the fluid used. The simulation calculates the lift based on the parameters chosen. Various plots illustrating the dependence on some parameters can be shown.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    camber,chord,NSDL,air pressure,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905113620408T,Dynamics of Fluids,Collections,thickness,General Physics,Fluid Mechanics,span,altitude,Bernoulli Force,angle of attack,Other Sciences,High School,Informal Education,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),air foil,lift,Physics,Aerodynamics,airfoil,Engineering,Geoscience,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,wing

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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