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Numerical Solutions for the Cawapi Configuration on Unstructured Grids at KTH/FOI, Sweden: Part I
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Aeronautical and Vehicle Engineering.
2009 (English)In: Understanding and Modeling Vortical Flows to Improve the Technology Readiness Level for Military Aircraft, 2009Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Steady and unsteady viscous simulations of a full-scale, semi-span and full-span model of the F-16XL-1 aircraft at seven different flight Reynolds/Mach number combinations have been performed with an unstructured CFD code. The steady-state simulations are with several turbulence models of different complexity. Detached-Eddy Simulation (DES) has been used to compute the unsteady flow. The computed results are compared with public domain flight-test data. Very good agreement is demonstrated for surface pressure distribution, local skin friction and boundary velocity profiles. The different turbulence models performed almost equally well, except the Spalart-Allmaras model, which failed to predict the flow qualitatively and quantitatively. The Differential Reynolds Stress Model (DRSM) outperformed all other models when it comes to local span-wise skin friction. DES was superior over RANS modeling at the highest angle of attack, where the flow over the outer wing is separated and partly unsteady.

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, NATO RTO Technical Report, AVT-113
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Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-25337OAI: diva2:357503
QC 20101018Available from: 2010-10-18 Created: 2010-10-18 Last updated: 2011-03-24Bibliographically approved

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