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General Information
    • ISSN: 1793-8198 (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Mater. Mech. Manuf.
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJMMM
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Ian McAndrew
    • Co-editor-in-Chief: Prof. K. M. Gupta
    • Executive Editor: Cherry L. Chen
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Prof. Ian McAndrew
Capitol Technology University, USA
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJMMM. I will do my best to work with the editorial team and help make this journal better.

IJMMM 2015 Vol.3(1): 22-25 ISSN: 1793-8198
DOI: 10.7763/IJMMM.2015.V3.159

Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Lift and Drag Performances of NACA 0015 Wind Turbine Airfoil

İzzet Şahin and Adem Acir
Abstract—In the present work, we studied numerical and experimentally analysis lift and drag performances of NACA 0015 airfoil at different attack angle at low Reynolds numbers (Re) by measuring the forces every two degrees from 0° to 20°. The experiment test was conducted in low speed wind tunnel, and the numerical analysis was performed using CFD program which was FLUENT. The results obtained from experiment and numerical were compared. In this study, stall angle depended on turbulent occurred behind airfoil was determined. As result, effect of the stall angle of airfoil performance was investigated.

Index Terms—Angle of attack, CFD, NACA 0015, wind tunnel.

İzzet Şahin is with Gazi University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Energy Systems Engineering, 06500 Teknikokullar/Ankara, Turkey (e-mail: izzetsahin@gazi.edu.tr).


Cite: İzzet Şahin and Adem Acir, "Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Lift and Drag Performances of NACA 0015 Wind Turbine Airfoil," International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 22-25, 2015.

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