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Viscous Flow and Pressure Coefficient

  1. Nov 1, 2009 #1
    I am doing a project for my aerodynamics class, basically its a simplified version of the thin airfoil theory + vortex paneling method; and I have been asked the following the question: What effect does a large positive dCp/dX (Cp=Pressure Coefficient, x=position) have on the real viscous flow? However I am very confused about it, as I understand it viscosity is independent of pressure, but I'm guessing he is referring to some other component of a viscous flow that I am just not understanding...Sorry I cant be more descriptive, I am really lost here. Thanks in advance
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