CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD

airfoil bending moment diagram

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   March 31, 2016, 15:12
Default airfoil bending moment diagram
  #1
New Member
 
Lluís M. Biscarri
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 16
Rep Power: 7
biscarri is on a distinguished road
Hi,

I'm using simpleFoam to calculate forces and forceCoeffs of a 3D model of a wing (eppler420 profile airfoil), under different angles of attack and wind velocities.

Now I want to obtain bending and torsion moments along the airfoil span (as a cantilever beam).

I guess it may have relation with functions patchIntegrate and wallShearStress, buy I don't know how do it.

I imagine the process by taking the pressure integral of thin transversal sections of the airfoil and multiply the resultant force by the corresponding distance, thus obtaining the bending moment diagram of the wing. And in a similar way obtain the wing torsion diagram as well.

Is it necessary to program such algorithm, maybe modifying patchIntegrate?

Or maybe wing bending moment and torsion moment diagrams can be worked out using paraFoam or paraView?

Any suggestion will be very welcome!
Thank's a lot,

Lluis
biscarri is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Tags
bending, patchintegrate, torsion, wallshearstress

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
High drag for airfoil compared to XFOIL and wind tunnel data Ry10 SU2 15 October 30, 2016 18:27
airfoil bending moment diagram biscarri OpenFOAM Post-Processing 0 March 30, 2016 18:33
Ffd_control_point_2d feiyi SU2 1 July 16, 2015 14:58
2D FFD Optimization RLangtry SU2 2 August 5, 2014 09:48
SU2 AOA optimization 454514566@qq.com SU2 8 July 7, 2014 07:01


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 14:06.