Airfoil Stall Flow Viz

Airfoil Stall Flow - In the series of pictures shown below the streamlines are being visualized by injecting a smoke tracer into the wind tunnel

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Flow Over a 2-D Wing Section versus Angle-of-Attack : Recall from our class lecture, a wing generates an increasing amount of lift with increasing angle-of-attack ( ) up to the point when the wing stalls. If we could look at the streamlines we could identify the angle where the streamlines separate from the upper surface of the wing.
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Unformatted text preview: In the series of pictures shown below, the streamlines are being visualized by injecting a smoke tracer into the wind tunnel flow. In these photos the 2-D wing section stalls at about = 15 degrees. o o o o o...
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2010 for the course AE 406 taught by Professor Landman during the Spring '10 term at Old Dominion.

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