Flight Maneuverability Characteristics of the F-16 CFD and Correlation with its Intake Total Pressure Recovery and Distortion

  title={Flight Maneuverability Characteristics of the F-16 CFD and Correlation with its Intake Total Pressure Recovery and Distortion},
  author={I. H. Ibrahim and E. Y. K. Ng and K. W. L. Wong},
  journal={Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics},
  pages={223 - 234}
  • I. Ibrahim, E. Ng, K. Wong
  • Published 1 January 2011
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics
Abstract: An investigation of the intake pressure recovery and distortion effects observed by varying maneuverability conditions of the F-16 was conducted. Simulations were conducted by using the Partial Differential Equation (PDE) calculator COMSOL. Results were validated with the classical s-duct, showing reasonable qualitative agreement. The maneuverability of the F-16 was defined using three factors: Mach number, angle of attack and angle of sideslip. The values of pressure recovery and… 
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