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dancfd July 10, 2013 23:14

Oscillate Airfoil by Changing Boundary Condition
 
Hello all,

I am trying to model an airfoil oscillating in pitch, however the software that I am using cannot handle the large pitch oscillations by deforming the mesh (or by rotating a mesh within a mesh). As a result, I have attempted to oscillate the inlet velocity boundary condition while maintaining a static mesh. So far the results have been positive, but I would like to make reference to a similar approach by someone else to substantiate my approach. Does anyone know of a simulation documented in a conference/journal paper or thesis that uses this approach? I have been unable to find one.

Thanks,

Dan

Manish CFD July 26, 2013 02:48

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dancfd July 28, 2013 17:06

Hello Manish,

Thanks for the advice, however I think contracting out my thesis might go over poorly with the university.

Any other ideas? Someone must have used this approach before.

Regards,

Dan


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