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Old   November 1, 2010, 13:39
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hi everyone
I'm modeling water flow around a 2d rectangular cylinder. I managed to get a good agreement with the experimental results for the drag coefficients but the lift coefficient differs alot. Is there a way to correct this?
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I am trying to do similar thing. I had a few questions if you don't mind answering:

1. Whats your Re ?
2. What turbulent model are you using?

I am dealing with circular cylinder and using K-W and SST as the turbulence model. My drag values are predicted correctly but not the lift values.

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