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Flow over an Airfoil NACA 2412

In this project, you will be creating the geometry and setting up the cases for different angle of attacks in Converge Studio. And then simulating to analyze the drag and lift force experienced by an Airfoil at different angle of attacks.

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering

Domain :

1 month

Project Fees :

INR 30,000

Benefits of this Project

In this project, you will be creating the geometry and setting up the cases for different angle of attacks in Converge Studio. And then simulating to analyze the drag and lift force experienced by an Airfoil at different angle of attacks.

What will you do in this project?

Step 1 - Geometry creation in Converge Studio

Step 2 - Creating a virtual wind tunnel in Converge Studio

Step 3 - Apply Boundary Conditions and Run the Simulation

Calculations and Analysis

In this project, you will work on a NACA 2412 Airfoil and running cases for different angle of attacks (AOA). You will do the following in this project,

  • Creating a geometry and the virtual wind tunnel
  • Calculate the 1st cell height near the wall using Y+ calculator
  • Setup and run the cases using Converge CFD software
  • Line plotting and visualizing the results in PARAVIEW.
  • Analyzing drag and lift force acting an an Airfoil at different AOA

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Flow over an Airfoil NACA 2412

In this project, you will be creating a geometry either in Converge Studio or any of the CAD package and setting up the case in Converge Studio by providing appropriate boundary conditions. Also, you will be learning the theory behind how to create a virtual wind tunnel and will be creating it. Through this project, you will be getting a very good insight on the concepts of Turbulence modelling, Y+, calculating 1st cell height near the wall and also understand how to make use of Y+ calculator to calculate base grid size. You will get exposed to very strong features of fixed embedding, volume refinement, boundary layer generation which are really important as it gives user, a very good control on the cell count and cell count can easily be optimized using these features. You will also be making few pen and paper calculation in order to calculate drag co-efficient and lift co-efficient for different angle of attacks. Also, you will be exporting the data into MS Excel to create meaningful plots.

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