vortex drag


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vortex drag

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(General Physics) See trailing vortex drag
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Typically the reduction in drag is shown to be due to the increase in base pressure [4,5,7,8] but the resulting geometry changes also introduce other drag components (referred to by some as vortex drag [6], slant pressure drag [8] or device drag [16]).
These funny-looking devices reduce the vortex drag.
It computes side-force lift, vortex drag, profile drag, weight, center of gravity location as measured from the root leading edge, center of gravity as measured vertically from root location, and other performance parameters.