resultant air velocity vector


resultant air velocity vector
the vector difference of the ambient wind velocity vector and the projection of the velocity vector of the vehicle on the x-y plane.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • vector — a mathematical entity having a magnitude and a direction in space. Burgers vector resultant air velocity vector …   Mechanics glossary

  • aerodynamic angle of attack — the angle between the vehicle x axis and the trace of the resultant air velocity vector on a vertical plane containing the vehicle x axis …   Mechanics glossary

  • Force — For other uses, see Force (disambiguation). See also: Forcing (disambiguation) Forces are also described as a push or pull on an object. They can be due to phenomena such as gravity, magnetism, or anything that might cause a mass to accelerate …   Wikipedia

  • mechanics — /meuh kan iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of physics that deals with the action of forces on bodies and with motion, comprised of kinetics, statics, and kinematics. 2. (used with a sing. v.) the theoretical and practical application …   Universalium

  • Coriolis effect — For the psychophysical perception effect, see Coriolis effect (perception). Classical mechanics Newton s Second Law …   Wikipedia

  • Momentum — This article is about momentum in physics. For other uses, see Momentum (disambiguation). Classical mechanics Newton s Second Law …   Wikipedia

  • Weightlessness — Zero gravity redirects here. For other uses, see Zero gravity (disambiguation). Zero G redirects here. For other uses, see Zero G (disambiguation). 0G redirects here. For other uses, see 0G (disambiguation). Weightlessness (or zero g) is the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lift (force) — For other uses, see Lift. Boeing 747 8F landing A fluid flowing past the surface of a body exerts a surface force on it. Lift is the component of this force that is perpendicular to the …   Wikipedia

  • Thermodynamic temperature — is the absolute measure of temperature and is one of the principal parameters of thermodynamics. Thermodynamic temperature is an “absolute” scale because it is the measure of the fundamental property underlying temperature: its null or zero point …   Wikipedia

  • Centripetal force — Not to be confused with Centrifugal force. Classical mechanics Newton s Second Law …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.