Over the years, we have been involved in all sorts of projects with fins, foils and flaps, some successful, and some forensic analyses. Inevitably, they are difficult to design and even worse to build, and not always do they work as planned. We would like to think that we have a feel for the right way to design them.


Fin, foil   Boundary conditions for this particular case   Stresses in fin surface and base   Deflections in another fin