A simple, elegant and modern method of geometric description of NACA Four-digit airfoil shapes is presented. Results are found to closely match conventionally described NACA Four Digit airfoil shapes. The method developed allows user flexibility, and is easily adaptable to manufacturing processes.
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Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (CAST)
Scarbrough, William T., "NACA four-digit airfoil section generation using cubic parametric curve segments and the golden section" (1992). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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