Methods for Numerical Simulation of Leading Edge Vortex Flow

  • H. W. M. Hoeijmakers
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A review is presented of computational methods to simulate the aerodynamics of configurations with leading-edge vortex flow. The various methods in use at present are discussed in some detail, primarily with a view towards three-dimensional steady flow applications. The strengths and weaknesses of the methods are indicated and results of different methods are compared and discussed.


Vortex Core Vortex Flow Vortex Sheet Vortex Breakdown Delta Wing 
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