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Conformal Mapping of Aerofoil at incidence

  1. Apr 10, 2007 #1
    Does anyone know what the conformal mapping of an aerofoil at incidence is?
    Does it use the Joukowski transformation? Or something else..

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  3. Apr 10, 2007 #2
    I don't remember this for sure but I believe it IS the Joukowski transformation. The trans. uses complex numbers with the circle and all that and conformal relates to a complex trans. and I don't remember studying other uses for it, so I'm probably right but don't shoot me if I'm not. :wink:
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  5. Apr 10, 2007 #4
    Hmm thanks guys for the confirmation. I believed it to be:
    as it says but my program still doesn't work. It can plot zero incidence fine but then goes crazy and makes weird sausage things when I add incidence... oh well I'll sleep on it maybe
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