Drag force as a function of cross section, velocity and angle of attack.

Published: 8 April 2019| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/2yzvjz6nvk.2
Cian Desmond,
Florent Thiebaut,
Jimmy Murphy


An aluminium cross-section approximately 1 m in length was held between 2 flat plates connected to a movable carriage in a wave basin. Under still water conditions, the cross section was moved through the wave basin. Data were collected from an array of load cells in 6 DoF. This process was repeated for four cross sections, each at 4 angles of attack and 7 velocities. These data can be used for all research scientists and engineers working in the fields of fluid mechanics and hydraulics. The data may be used specifically for the validation of numerical models



University College Cork College of Science Engineering and Food Science


Hydraulics, Fluid Mechanics