Computation of Engine-Airframe Installation Drag

  • Olaf Brodersen
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design (NNFM) book series (NNFM, volume 89)


It is demonstrated that the unstructured, hybrid method of the MEGAFLOW project is capable to compute the engine-airframe installation drag for several engine types although drag differences for varying engine positions can be very small. Results are presented for the DLR-F6 and ALVAST configurations with through-flow nacelles and powered engines. Verification by grid refinement as well as validation with wind tunnel data completes this investigation.


Wind Tunnel Discretisation Error Aircraft Design Grid Adaptation Wind Tunnel Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olaf Brodersen
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  1. 1.DLRInstitute of Aerodynamics and Flow TechnologyBraunschweig

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