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Old   October 19, 2005, 23:40
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Mike
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I'm looking at the drag coefficient of a 2D thin flat plate normal to the flow and I get a Cd that is around twice what experiments suggest it should be. My reference values are correct, and I've found that increasing my mesh size yields the same results. Any suggestions?
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Old   October 29, 2005, 12:09
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sai shiva muppur
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what is the frontal area u r using for ur model and for ur experiment to calculate force?

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Old   October 29, 2005, 19:50
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The plate is 20cm tall and I leave the default setting of 1m of depth in the ref. values section.
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