Comparative Study of Vortex Generator Orientation on Wing Surface Considering Delta Vortex Generators

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Flow over the ONERA M6 wing with vortex generators using more accurate higher order numerical schemes is studied using computational methods. In this paper, the effect of delta vortex generator orientation on the wing and its implication on wing performance is computed more accurately using second order upwinding scheme. Turbulence modeling used is k-omega sst. It has been found that numerical results are comparable and close to the experiment. The analysis results show that the co-rotating clockwise position of vortex generators is more effective than co-rotating (anticlockwise) or counter rotating position. The vortex generators have been found to control the boundary layer separation and give improvement in lift at high angle of attack.

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R. Varatharajoo, E. J. Abdullah, D. L. Majid, F. I. Romli, A. S. Mohd Rafie and K. A. Ahmad

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79-84

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S. M. A. Aftab and P. S. Murthy, "Comparative Study of Vortex Generator Orientation on Wing Surface Considering Delta Vortex Generators", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 225, pp. 79-84, 2012

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