Confusion about calculation of aerodynamic moments


by Nikhil05
Tags: aerodynamic, calculation, confusion, moments
Nikhil05
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Feb21-12, 11:25 AM
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Hello,

Can anybody explain how the aerodynamic moment is calculated for an airfoil ?
I was reading the first chapter in "Fundamentals of Aerodynamics" by Anderson & the formula for aerodynamic moment for the lower surface of the airfoil confused me. Is the aerodynamic moment calculated about some other point for the lower surface ?
Thank you.
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AeroTron
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Mar17-12, 01:22 PM
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need more information like page where to find in that book?
Nikhil05
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Mar18-12, 02:17 PM
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no need now, i figured it out myself. was just interpreting it wrongly.


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