International Journal of Aerospace Engineering / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Numerical Simulation of Airfoil Aerodynamic Penalties and Mechanisms in Heavy Rain

Table 1

Lift and drag coefficients for different sizes of the original airfoil mesh.

Mesh size AOA 0° AOA 10°
LWC 0 g/m3 25 g/m3Δ LWC 0 g/m325 g/m3Δ

0.1610.155 0.0061.0811.0290.052
0.1570.152 0.0051.0771.0280.049
0.1560.151 0.0051.0761.0270.049
0.1550.151 0.0041.0751.0270.048

AOA 0° AOA 10°
LWC 0 g/m3 25 g/m3Δ LWC 0 g/m325 g/m3Δ

0.0200.022 0.0020.0780.0820.006
0.0190.020 0.0010.0750.0800.005
0.0190.020 0.0010.0740.0800.006
0.0190.020 0.0010.0740.0790.005

LWC: liquid water content; AOA: angle of attack; : lift coefficient; : drag coefficient.

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