C2 Test Case

Before proceeding further, it would be prudent to check these expressions against Dakin's results. One such calculation appears in Appendix G of Texereau (1984). With s = 0.0833333 inches, n = 0.0789913 inches, T = 6.3 inches, and L = 0.43 inches, one readily calculates (from Eq. C.10) that MA = 1.43423950 inches. This number compares well with the result of 1.43423955 using Dakin's formulas as reprinted in Texereau. Offset = 0.056646217 inches there, and 0.056646220 here. The slight differences are caused by numerical truncation error. (The calculations in Texereau were carried out to more decimal places for comparison.)

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