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Prandtl Tip Loss Factor

Hello, Dr. David, I would like to ask if the Prandtl Tip Loss Factor has taken into account the Glauert correction for the QBlade software when the axial induction factor a is greater than 0.2, as shown in the picture.

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Hi Sun,

we use a slightly diffeerent formulation in our BEM implementation. The Glauert correction is active based on a check of the thrust, also our correction looks slightly different. Check out the source code, where the BEM is located in the function:


in the file:




Thank you, Professor David.