airfoil profile

airfoil profile

[′er‚fȯil ′prō‚fīl]
(aerospace engineering)
The closed curve defining the external shape of the cross section of an airfoil. Also known as airfoil section; airfoil shape; wing section.
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In a first step, the NACA Airfoil profile is imported to ANSYS and a 3D solid of the wing is created.
We consider optimization variables as a fixed number of sectional airfoil profiles, chord lengths, and twist angles along the blade span.