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caohan April 28, 2010 10:23

moment coefficient
 
Hi, all

I am doing an aerofoil simulation now, why the moment coefficient is always positive? the experimental data that I have is negative. Does anybody have the same problem with me?

Han

Chris D April 29, 2010 09:42

I think it depends on your coordinate system. From the pilot's perspective, a nose-up pitching moment is positive, but in a right-handed coordinate system, it's negative.


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