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The Second International Vortex Flow Experiment (VFE-2)

  • D. Hummel
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 102)

Summary

In order to understand the vortical flow around delta wings especially with rounded leading edges and to collect new flow field data for comparison with numerical results, the Second International Vortex Flow Experiment (VFE-2) has been carried out in 2003 to 2008 within the framework of an RTO Task Group. The tested configuration was a flat plate 65° swept delta wing with inter changeable sharp and rounded leading edges. Five different models were tested in various wind tunnels worldwide accompanied by related numerical investigations. The program of work and some of the main experimental and numerical results according to the status in autumn 2007 are presented in this paper, and an outlook concerning future investigations on this configuration is given.

Keywords

Mach Number AIAA Paper Leading Edge Unstructured Grid Transonic Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Hummel
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für StrömungsmechanikTU BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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