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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2018, 6(2), 43-47
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-6-2-1
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Numerical Aerodynamic of the Rectangular Wing Concerning to Ground Effect

Alireza Heidarian1, Hassan Ghassemi2, and Pengfei Liu3

1Department of Marine Engineering, Persian Gulf University, Boushehr, Iran

2Department of Maritime Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

3Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, Australia

Pub. Date: April 21, 2018

Cite this paper:
Alireza Heidarian, Hassan Ghassemi and Pengfei Liu. Numerical Aerodynamic of the Rectangular Wing Concerning to Ground Effect. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2018; 6(2):43-47. doi: 10.12691/ajme-6-2-1


Numerical aerodynamic of the rectangular wing is presented regarding to the ground effect. Clark-Y wing section is selected for the present calculations. The Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) equations solver of the ANSYS-CFX software is employed with a realizable k-ε turbulent model. The numerical results lift and drag of the rectangular airfoil at ground effect are verified with the experimental data. Pressure distribution and velocity contour and turbulent intensity at the trailing edge of the airfoil are presented and discussed.

ground effect pressure and velocity distribution lift and drag

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