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M.Hasib March 12, 2009 05:17

problem in drag force calculation
hi i am facing problems in claculating drag force over NACA0012 profile. problem specs are water flow over foil at 2m/sec velocity. angle of atack zero. as i knew from theoratical study at zero angle of atack the lift should be zero for NACA0012 as it is symetric. can u guide me in this regard. thanks

mech5190 March 16, 2009 13:01

Yes, if you have symetrical foil then the zero lift ,it is showed at zero angle.
To find the drag, you will go in fluent: Report->Forces.
Here you will opt the specifications of your foil and you will push plot.

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