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Dynamics of Vortices shed from an Elastic Heaving Thin Film by Fluid Structure Interaction Simulation

T. Nagata


Flow field around a moving body is treated as Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI), and these phenomena have been continued a series of moving elastic deformation of the body, vortex generation, growing and development. In particular, flow fields around thin materials have attracted attention due to their importance in the development of MAVs and so on. In the present paper, we simulate the fluid structure interaction of a flow fields around elastic heaving thin film using ANSYS 12.1/ANSYS CFX 12.1. The purpose of the present study is to clarify development of vortex flow structures in the wake of the elastic heaving thin films.

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