Verification of MEGAFLOW-Software for High Lift Applications

  • S. Melber-Wilkending
  • R. Rudnik
  • A. Ronzheimer
  • T. Schwarz
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design (NNFM) book series (NNFM, volume 89)


This part of the MEGAFLOW project is concerned with the numerical simulation of the viscous compressible flow around transport aircraft high lift configurations and its validation against wind tunnel experiments. The investigations are based on the solution of the Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equations (RANS) using the MEGAFLOW code system with a finite volume parallel solution algorithm. Both the block-structured (FLOWer) and the unstructured (TAU) code modules are used for this task. Based on the high lift configurations DLR-ALVAST and DLR-F11 lift polars are computed with both codes and compared against each other and against measurements. Further on the structured Chimera technique implemented in FLOWer is applied to a high lift configuration.


Grid Resolution Unstructured Grid Grid Generation Wind Tunnel Experiment Maximum Lift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Melber-Wilkending
    • 1
  • R. Rudnik
    • 1
  • A. Ronzheimer
    • 1
  • T. Schwarz
    • 1
  1. 1.DLRInstitute of Aerodynamics and Flow TechnologyBraunschweig

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