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Drag Force on a Parachute Canopy


#1

I’ve really enjoyed following this project by @jhorv_th determining the drag force on the canopy of a parachute. As the exact drag coefficient of the canopy was unknown due to it’s unique shape, an opened hemisphere was assumed. Overall the simulation results predicted a drag force of 4.96 N.

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(and :+1: to @aali for the teamwork)


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Community Digest June 2016
#2

It was indeed an interesting journey which would have been probably unsuccessful without the help of the awesome community and the experts of SimScale! :slight_smile: