A vortex lattice method lifting surface code and an axisymmetric incompressible Navier-Stokes (RANS) code have been interactively coupled to design wake-adapted propellers. A new body force model has been implemented to represent the axisymmetric component of the flow consistently in both models.
Propeller Blade Design Including Shear Flow Interaction
Milewski, William M., and David S. Greeley. "Propeller Blade Design Including Shear Flow Interaction." Paper presented at the SNAME 7th Propeller and Shafting Symposium, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, September 1994. doi: https://doi.org/10.5957/PSS-1994-015
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