NASA Drag Prediction Workshop - NASA Common Research Model - Validation

Authors: A. Cimpoeru (CFMS), J. Appa (Zenotech) and D. Standingford (Zenotech)

December 2014

Configuration ( Wing-Body no Tail ) , L3 mesh unstructured hexahedral - 5.1 x 106 cells - Match CL = 0.5

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NASA Common Research Model

Conditions

Reynolds number = 5.0 x e06 based on MAC

Mach = 0.85

Angle of attack = 2.217

Reference static pressure = 101325 Pa

Reference static temperature = 310.928 K

RANS steady state

k-W SST model

Preconditioned

MUSCL scheme for

Results

\(\circ\) Isosurfaces of Mach number

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\(\circ\) CL match for L3 mesh unstructured hexahedral mesh

zCFD Experiment Error
CL = 0.4884 CL = 0.508 -0.46 %

\(\circ\) Code to code validation

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