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Comment: Re:Try XFOIL... leave CFD for later (Score 2, Interesting) 105

by Davorama (#32669478) Attached to: Best OSS CFD Package For High School Physics?

This is the advice you want to follow. Use XFOIL or some other panel method based program to analyze airfoils along side of your wind tunnel stuff.

You can talk about all the things it doesn't do well (boundary layer separation, transonic flow...) and show them some Color Fancy Drawings made by a more advanced simulation as an aside.

"When the going gets tough, the tough get empirical." -- Jon Carroll