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Flow symmetrical domain odd results

Question asked by Justin Martin on May 3, 2019
Latest reply on May 6, 2019 by Bill McEachern

Wow! I've been busy with questions in the past few weeks. Thanks everyone for the help and contribution.

 

So, I am running a simulation in SW Flow, and to save computing time I use symmetry. I've been having trouble getting results anywhere close to predicted. Either hand calcs or XFLR5 results. When I ran a large domain (the stock/suggested by SW), my results were within 5-10% of exactly half of the lift I was expecting from the same wing set up in XFLR5.

 

Does symmetry only take goals for the set domain (half, for example), even when symmetry is selected?

 

Thanks again everyone! You rock!

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