ASE 120L - Wake Surveys of a NACA 0012 Airfoil

ASE 120L - Wake Surveys of a NACA 0012 Airfoil - ASE 120K...

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ASE 120K Lecture Notes The University of Texas at Austin ASE 120K Low Speed Aerodynamics Laboratory WAKE SURVEYS OF A NACA 0012 AIRFOIL Prof. Charles E. Tinney WRW-301A 512.471.4147 [email protected] Instructor:
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ASE 120K Lecture Notes Outline Lab Handout Description of Experiment Profile Drag based on Momentum Deficit.
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ASE 120K Lecture Notes Lab 1 Handout Wake study of NACA 0012 Airfoil Airfoil is representative of a thin streamlined body (segment of a helicopter blade.) The 0012 marking is representative of a general class of airfoils developed by NACA (The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics). For example: a NACA 2412 airfoil means: 2: Maximum camber in % of chord (2%) 4: Location of maximum camber in 10ths of chord (0.4) 12: Max thickness ratio t/c (in %) where t = thickness, and c = chord length Therefore our NACA 0012 is a 12% thick symmetric airfoil . In your wake surveys be sure to spatially resolve the wake and go all the way into the free stream (to +/- Uinfty) above and below. Also, be sure to average several values above and below.
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2011 for the course ASE 120L taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Oklahoma State.

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