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The classification of wind shears from the point of view of aerodynamics and flight mechanics

Fritz Seidler

The classification of wind shears from the point of view of aerodynamics and flight mechanics

by Fritz Seidler

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wind shear.,
  • Aerodynamics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDr. Fritz Seidler, Gunter Hensel.
    SeriesNASA technical translation -- NASA TT-20020., NASA technical translation -- 20020.
    ContributionsHensel, Gunter., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15285995M

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Wind Shear Defined Wind shear is a change in wind speed and/or direction over a short distance. It can occur either horizontally or vertically and is most often associated with strong temperature inversions or density gradients.

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