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IPT2019-Problem 10-Cup Flyers (DTU, Denmark)

  • 1. Technical University of Denmark


IPT 2019 Problem 10 Cup Flyers DTU: A lightweight cup flyer thrown horizontally with a high backspin initially rises against gravity. Consider a flyer with a center of mass that is shifted from its geometrical center. Explain the flyer’s trajectory and discuss the influence of the center of mass location and other relevant parameters on the maximum height and the stability of the flight.


IPT2019 Problem10_CupFlyers TechnicalUniversityOfDenmark.pdf

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