A potential flow model for lifting separated flows

Kumar, A and Shankar, PN (1980) A potential flow model for lifting separated flows. In: ASME 1980, 10-13 Mar 1980, New Orleans, USA.

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Abstract

A potential flow model is given for lifting, two-dimensional separated flows past bodies. Flow outside the separation streamlines is simulated in a transformed plane by simple singularities such that the streamlines separate tangentially at the given separation points and the given base pressure. The theory is developed so that any body that can be mapped to a circle can be handled. As examples of the theory, lifting flows past a flat plate, an ellipse and an aerofoil are considered. The present theory which is very simple to apply compares well with the experimental data as shown for the first two cases.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hosting;Separation;Singularities;Fluids;Ellipses;Circles;Computational fluid dynamics;Fluid flow;Flow characteristics;Invisid flow;Lifting bodies;Mathematical models;Potential flow; Separated flow;Airfoils;Mathematical models;Potential 13; flow;Separated flow;Base pressure;Computerised simulation;Ellipsoids;Flat plates
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aerodynamics
Division/Department: Systems Engineering Division, Systems Engineering Division
Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2006
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:53
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/3566

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