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Aerospace Suitable mechanism for changing the angle of attack of an airfoil

  1. Jun 21, 2012 #1
    I have to conduct wind tunnel test on a naca0015 symmetric airfoil at different angles of attack and I am in search of a suitable mechanism to change the angle of attack of the airfoil.Please help.
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  3. Jun 22, 2012 #2


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    There are many, many papers written on the subject. I'd suggesting looking a few up.
  4. Jun 22, 2012 #3


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    Ever heard of a 4-bar mechanism? Or a stepper motor? This seems like a very straightforward problem to me...
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