Mesh 1: Graphs




Velocity Vectors: A closer look at the activity at the inlet with an angle of attack of 12 degrees



The following graphs are surface pressure plots of the:
(At an angle of attack of 12 degrees)




Exterior Upper Surface: From the plot, we can see lower pressure on the upper surface of the parafoil than the lower surface. Notice the pressure approaches 0 (or atmospheric pressure) at the tip of the tail (x-coordinate: 1).




Exterior Lower Surface: From the plot, we can see higher pressure on the lower surface of the parafoil than the upper surface. Notice the pressure approaches 0 (or atmospheric pressure)at the tip of the tail (x-coordinate: 1).




Interior Upper Surface: From the plot, we can see uniform pressure on the upper interior surface of the parafoil. This is expected due to stagnation, as flow stop inside the parafoil.




Interior Lower Surface: From the plot, we can see uniform pressure on the lower interior surface of the parafoil. There are very slight pressure changes.



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