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Old   October 11, 2002, 12:46
Default NACA profile validation
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Wolfgang
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hi,

i have to validate a commercial cfd code for external flows around NACA profiles. But i don't have the faintest idea where to get some experimental data or some previous published validation reports. Can anyone help me with that? thanks!

cheerio Wolfgang
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Old   October 11, 2002, 16:04
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Seb Perron
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It is old but it is still relevent:

AIAA-85-0018 EUler computations of agard working group 07 airfoil test cases Thomas H. Pulliam John T. Barton NASA Ames Research Center Moffet Field CAL.

AIAA 23rd Aerospace Sciencs Meeting Jan 14-17 1985/Reno, Nevada
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Old   October 11, 2002, 23:25
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S. S. Mudthir
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check the following site http://www.aoe.vt.edu/aoe/faculty/Mason_f/CAtxtAppB.pdf It contains nice sources which could match your needs.
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Old   October 15, 2002, 12:19
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just a suggestion, but the NACA-0012 is a symmetrical aerofoil. this is therefore often a good areofoil to use first as when set to zero incidence it should produce a symetrical pattern and no lift.

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