adjective see aeroelasticity

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  • aeroelastic — [er΄ō ē las′tik, er΄ōi las′tik] adj. of or relating to the elastic properties of structures that are subject to aerodynamic pressures aeroelasticity [er΄ō ē΄las tis′ə tē, er΄ō i las΄tis′ə tē] n …   English World dictionary

  • aeroelastic — aeroelasticity /air oh i la stis i tee, ee la /, n. /air oh i las tik/, adj. Aeron. (of an airframe) 1. of, pertaining to, or resulting from aerodynamic forces: tests to determine the aeroelastic stress on a building. 2. deformable by aerodynamic …   Universalium

  • aeroelastic — adjective Of or pertaining to aeroelasticity …   Wiktionary

  • aeroelastic — aero·elas·tic …   English syllables

  • aeroelastic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • aeroelastic tailoring — A design technique for aerodynamic surfaces in which the strength and stiffness is matched with the likely aerodynamic loads that may be imposed on it. Two examples of aeroelastic tailoring. In the case on the top composite wing structures are… …   Aviation dictionary

  • X-53 Active Aeroelastic Wing — Infobox Aircraft name= X 53 caption= F/A 18 configured by NASA as the X 53 type= national origin = United States manufacturer= McDonnell Douglas Northrop designer= first flight= introduction= retired= number built= status= primary user= NASA more …   Wikipedia

  • aeroelastician — aeroelasticˈian noun A person who studies flutter and vibration in high speed aircraft • • • Main Entry: ↑aero …   Useful english dictionary

  • Edmund W. Pendleton — is an American research and development engineer, pilot, flight instructor, and author of technical publications on the subject of aerospace engineering. He is employed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio where he has worked on… …   Wikipedia

  • Aeroelasticity — is the science which studies the interaction among inertial, elastic, and aerodynamic forces. It was defined by Collar in 1947 as the study of the mutual interaction that takes place within the triangle of the inertial, elastic, and aerodynamic… …   Wikipedia

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