Computation of the Viscous Flow Past a Prolate Spheroid at Incidence

  • Jean Piquet
  • Patrick Queutey
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics (NNFM) book series (NNFM, volume 29)


The computation of the threedimensional viscous flow past a prolate spheroid at incidence and its wake is investigated. An iterative technique resting on the fully elliptic mode is applied to the Reynolds-Averaged-Navier-Stokes-Equations (RANSE) written down in a non-orthogonal curvilinear body-fitted coordinate system. Results of the computation are compared to available experiments such as the DFVLR experiments and the ONERA experiments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Piquet
    • 1
  • Patrick Queutey
    • 1
  1. 1.CFD Group, LHN, URA 1217 CNRSENSMNantes CedexFrance

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