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AERODYNAMICS&FLIGHTMECHANICS(AMV)EXERCISES20122013 Lesson2Part2:InviscidFlow2DPotentialFlowofIdealLiquid EXERCISE2.1 InFig.1and Fig.2itisshownthelift coefficientdistributionsalongthechordfortwodifferent airfoils.Thechordis1.4minallcases.Computeforeachairfoil: 1. thegloballiftcoefficient,cl 2. thepositionofthepressurecentre,xcp 3. thepitchingmomentcoefficientrespecttotheaerodynamiccentre,cmca 4.

a 4. the lift, l, and the pitching moment respect to the aerodynamic centre, mca, assuming that the airfoils move in steady atmosphere at a velocity of 80 m/s (assume also that thefluidisincompressibleanditsdensityis=1.225kg/m3)

Fig.1Ellipticalliftcoefficientdistributionalongthechordforairfoil1

Fig.2Liftcoefficientdistributionalongthechordforairfoil2 5