Unsteady CFD Analysis of a Delta Wing Fighter Configuration by Delayed Detached Eddy Simulation

  • Heinrich Lüdeke
  • Stefan Leicher
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 97)


While the flow physics of generic delta wings with sharp leading edges are largely understood, realistic configurations with rounded leading edges and canards are still of scientific and industrial interest. The goal of the presented study is the investigation of such a realistic delta wing configuration at 15° angle of attack and at high Reynolds number in comparison with detailed wind tunnel measurements.


Wind Tunnel Large Eddy Simulation Delta Wing Lead Edge Vortex Detach Eddy Simulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinrich Lüdeke
    • 1
  • Stefan Leicher
    • 2
  1. 1.DLR, Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow TechnologyGermany
  2. 2.EADS-Military Air SystemsGermany

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