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Aerodynamics of symmetric permeable airfoils and wings: CFD simulation

Mohammed Aldheeb, Mohammed Abdulmalek and Asrar, Waqar and Omar, Ashraf Ali and Altaf, Afaq and Sulaeman, Erwin (2020) Aerodynamics of symmetric permeable airfoils and wings: CFD simulation. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 20 (6). pp. 349-361. ISSN 1468-4349 E-ISSN 1741-5233

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Abstract: This paper presents a simple, and effective CFD modelling of a permeable thin symmetric, NACA 0008, 3D wing and airfoil at a Reynolds number of 3.45 × 105 using the StarCCM+ software. The results are validated against wind tunnel aerodynamic balance data. The aerodynamic performance of both permeable wing and airfoil is presented in terms of lift, drag, lift to drag ratio, and moment coefficients by varying permeability values and permeable sections. The lift slopes show good agreement with analytical and experimental data. The results show a decrease in drag at low values of permeability which results in an increase in the lift to drag ratio up to 72% for permeable airfoil and 65% for the permeable wing. A strong effect of permeability and its location on the pitching moment coefficient is observed, opening up avenues for the control of stability through permeability.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 9062/83720
Uncontrolled Keywords: permeability; permeable airfoil; permeable wing; aerodynamics; porosity.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics > TL500 Aeronautics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Waqar Asrar
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2020 09:53
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2020 01:46
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/83720

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