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Pressure measurements on full-scale and model-scale upwind sails

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Original languageEnglish
Pages603-606
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010
Event17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference - Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: 5 Dec 20109 Dec 2010

Conference

Conference17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland
Period5/12/109/12/10

Abstract

The pressure distribution on upwind sails was investigated both with model-scale pressure tapped sails in a wind tunnel and with full-scale sails tested on a 24-foot yacht. The present paper summarises the results of the tests describing the pressure distributions on the two sails. The flow field correlated with the pressure measurements is also discussed.

Event

17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference

5/12/109/12/10

Auckland, New Zealand

Event: Conference

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