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Cambered valve leaflets that maximize initial rate of closure

  • E. O. Tuck (a1), A. Helfgott (a2) and R. W. Yeung (a3)

Camber distributions are chosen for airfoils of zero thickness that maximize the angular velocity induced by a sudden decrease in free-stream velocity. Those optimal shapes that are in equilibrium in steady forward flow are also neutrally stable in that position.

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Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  • ISSN: 0022-1120
  • EISSN: 1469-7645
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-fluid-mechanics
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