publication . Conference object . Other literature type . Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine . 2016

Experimental investigation of aerodynamic performance of airfoils fitted with morphing trailing edges

Qing Ai; Qing Ai; Mahdi Azarpeyvand; Hasan Kamliya Jawahar;
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  • Published: 02 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Country: United Kingdom
The aerodynamic performance and wake development of a NACA 0012 airfoil fitted with morphing trailing edges were studied using experimental and computational techniques. The NACA 0012 airfoil was tested with morphing trailing edges having various camber profiles with the same trailing edge tip deflection. The aerodynamic force measurements for the airfoil were carried out for a wide range of chord-based Reynolds number and angles of attack with trailing edge deflection angle of β= 5◦ and 10◦. The experiments were validated with steady-state RANS simulation using Spalart-Allmaras turbulence model. Experimental results show that the camber profiles of the morphing...
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMethodologies_COMPUTERGRAPHICS
free text keywords: NACA airfoil, Aerodynamic force, Trailing edge, Morphing, Lift coefficient, Camber (aerodynamics), Lift (force), Acoustics, Materials science, Airfoil
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