EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 67, 2014EFM13 – Experimental Fluid Mechanics 2013
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Published online||25 March 2014|
Parametric investigation of boundary layer control using triangular micro vortex generators
1 Aerodynamics, Dept of Aeronautical Engineering, Emirates Aviation College, Dubai, UAE
2 Assistant professor, Dept, of Aeronautical Engineering, P.O. Box 53044, Emirates Aviation College, Dubai, UAE
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 25 March 2014
Improving the aerodynamic performance of an airfoil is one of the primary interests of the Aerodynamicists. Such performance improvement can be achieved using passive or active flow control devices. One of such passive devices having a compact size along with an effective performance is the Micro Vortex Generators (MVGs). A special type of MVGs, which has been recently introduced in the aerospace industry, is “Triangular Shape” MVGs and its impact on aerodynamic characteristics is the main interest of this study. This study will compare the effects of various configurations through which delay of the flow separation using boundary layer control will be analysed by experimental and theoretical approach. The experimental investigations have been conducted using subsonic wind tunnel and the theoretical analysis using ANSYS® 13.0 FLUENT of which the final results are compared with each other.
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