Numerical Simulation and Wind Tunnel Experiment on Pressure and Velocity Distribution Around the NACA0012 Airfoil for Optimising an Aerodynamic Model

  • Motahar RezaEmail author
  • Anindita M. Bhattacharyya
  • Deepak K. Sadangi
  • Aman Kumar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Airfoil design is a significant facet of aerodynamics. In this paper, optimise aerodynamic model for the NACA0012 airfoil shape has been studied based the wind tunnel experiment and numerical simulation using ANSYS. The velocity and pressure distribution around the NACA0012 airfoil has found by tests results which are compared with numerical simulation. Based on this experiment result, optimisations shape of the airfoil has been investigated.


Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) Airfoil Lift Drag NACA0012 Lift coefficient Drag coefficient 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Motahar Reza
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anindita M. Bhattacharyya
    • 2
  • Deepak K. Sadangi
    • 3
  • Aman Kumar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsNational Institute of Science and TechnologyBerhampurIndia
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsAmity UniversityKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational Institute of Science and TechnologyBerhampurIndia

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