Leading edge vortex dynamics

Richards Peter J, Ignazio Maria Viola

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Abstract

Leading edge vortices can create high local pressures which in some situations may be advantageous but in others may cause damage. This paper looks at three wind engineering situations: windborne debris, roof suctions on a low-rise building and pressures near the luff of a downwind sail, where the behaviour of the leading edge vortex is significant. In some of these situations the strength of the vortex varies in a random and intermittent manner while in others the process is directly linked to the motion of the structure.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 12 Feb 2015
Event17th Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop - Wellington, New Zealand
Duration: 12 Feb 201513 Feb 2015

Conference

Conference17th Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop
Country/TerritoryNew Zealand
CityWellington
Period12/02/1513/02/15

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