Aircraft Airplane Wing Lift Design Equations and Formulas Calculator

Aerospace Aerodynamics

Solving For Lift Force
Lift Force


coefficient of lift (CL)
density (p)
velocity (V)
surface area (A)


coefficient of lift (CL)
= 0
= 0
density (p)
= 0
= 0
velocity (V)
= 0
= 0
surface area (A)
= 0
= 0


lift force (L)

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L = lift force
CL = lift coefficient
p = air density
V = velocity
A = lift surface area

Reference - Books:
1) Munson, B.R., D. F. Young, and T. H. Okiishi. 1994. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 2nd ed.

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