EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 196, 2019XV All-Russian School-Conference of Young Scientists with International Participation “Actual Problems of Thermal Physics and Physical Hydrodynamics”
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||14 January 2019|
Experimental investigation of wing tip vortices in the near-field
1 Kazan National Research Technical University named after A.N. Tupolev, Department of Aerohydrodynamics, 420111, 10 Karl Marx Street, Kazan, Russian Federation.
2 The Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TSAGI), 140180, 1 Zhukovsky Street, Zhukovsky, Russian Federation.
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 14 January 2019
Results of an experimental investigation related to near-field wing tip vortices are presented. The measurements were carried out using a PIV-system in T-1K wind tunnel of KNRTU-KAI. Q-criterion and crosssectional lines method were used to determine vortex core locations, which showed a good agreement. It is shown that the circulation of tip vortices remains constant at low to moderate angles of attack, and decreases in the stream-wise direction for higher angles of attack. It is also shown that the vortex core radius increases in the stream-wise direction, taking larger values at higher angles of attack.
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