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Old   March 13, 2012, 06:08
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Hello,

I've done 2D simulation of an airfoil in Fluent 13.0. I can calculate the Cl en Cd as shown in several tutorials on the internet.

But I need the coordinates (position) were the lift force acts on the airfoil.
Can this be calculated in Fluent? Or how can I obtain the position?

many thanks!

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Fluent can display moment (torque), then divide it by force and you will know the force arm relatively you reference point
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thanks for your reply!!

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