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Old 04-01-2008, 11:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by diesel_john View Post
i know you don't have time, but how difficult do you think it would be to model a shape of this kind? diesel
What type of info are you looking for? That is, post a sketch on how you want it setup (do you want a ground, how far off?, velocity, size, etc.) and list what outputs you want.... I might not be able to do it immediatly, but if I can find the equation that governs that foil shape, I can model this in a few minutes and run CFD

Quick search from google got a cool flow visualization...

What's nice about NACA foils is that there's a lot of data on them already

And Linebacker, not FOAM - COSMOS FloWorks
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