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6 - Final advice and XFOIL trouble shooting

How to reinitialise the flow, advice on producing nice polars and finding stall point

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5 - Plotting boundary layer info and saving other plots

Plotting boundary layer info, saving airfoil geom and cp plots, skin friction vs pressure drag

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4. Comparing the performance of two NACA 4 digit airfoils

Saving and comparing the polars of two airfoils. Running to a prescribed Cl for quick airfoil comparison

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3. Basic airfoil analysis in XFOIL

Changing panel number, running sequence of alphas, polar accumulation, saving polars to PC and creating a basic plot.

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2. Getting started in XFOIL

Specifying a NACA airfoil, running inviscid and viscous at a certain alpha, changing window size

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1. How to download and install XFOIL

This video describes how to download and install XFOIL on a PC.

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