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Numerically Simulated Flow Separation on Airfoil of High Angle of Attack

  • M. Shigemi
Conference paper
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)

Summary

The separated flows around an aerofoil at high angle of attack were numerically simulated, and the effect of Reynolds number on the time-dependent and time-averaged characteristics of the flows was investigated. As a possible alternative which is much more cost effective than the Navier-Stokes analysis, the wake displacement body method was investigated to examine its applicability to the separated flows on aerofoils of high angle of attack, which are under consideration in this paper.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Shigemi
    • 1
  1. 1.National Aerospace LaboratoryTokyoJapan

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