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Aerospace Confusion about calculation of aerodynamic moments

  1. Feb 21, 2012 #1

    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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  3. Mar 17, 2012 #2
    need more information like page where to find in that book?
  4. Mar 18, 2012 #3
    no need now, i figured it out myself. was just interpreting it wrongly.
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