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Airfoil Section Design and Configuration Analysis of a Free-Rotating Wing-Sail for an Autonomous Marine Surface Vehicle

@inproceedings{Elkaim2006AirfoilSD,
  title={Airfoil Section Design and Configuration Analysis of a Free-Rotating Wing-Sail for an Autonomous Marine Surface Vehicle},
  author={G. Elkaim},
  year={2006}
}
The Atlantis Project is a wing-based sailing vessel, based on a Prindle-19 catamaran, that has demonstrated line following to an accuracy of better than 0.3 meters. This paper details both the design of the wing section and the configuration analysis for a free-rotating, aerodynamically actuated wing-sail that is used as the propulsion system for the Altantis project. Based on numerical analysis using PANDA and XFOIL of the low Reynolds number performance, a symmetric section with a small… Expand
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