The figure below shows the flow over a cylinder with circulation, as discussed in class.

If we define an “angle of attack”, , as the angle between the horizontal and the stagnation streamline, derive a relationship between the lift coefficient, cl, as a function of the angle of attack.

If we define an “angle of attack”, , as the angle between the horizontal and the stagnation streamline, derive a relationship between the lift coefficient, cl, as a function of the angle of attack.