|Apr 25, 2002, 09:23 AM|
Compufoil question about optimum angle
hehehe, this is a hard one!
I downloaded Compufoil and loaded the SD7037 airfoil.
The program says:
"Zero-lift angle of attack = -3.29 degrees, ideal angle of attack = 0.83 degrees..."
Where does this information come from? I opened up the file which has the coordinates for the 7037 and all it is is numbers for the data points.
So, how are these numbers calculated? Does anyone know?
|Apr 25, 2002, 11:45 AM|
Go to this link.
Type in your airfoil name, and select "polar"..
For the Reynolds number of interest...
You'll get an image like this:
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