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Reference area for drag force.

guillaume_martinguillaume_martin Member Posts: 9 EDU
Hello,

With my students, I use Simscale.com to do simulations. One of them is to seach for the Drag Coefficient of an OneShape assembly.

It works fine !

But to seach the Drag Force, I need the Reference Area. ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drag_coefficient )

The reference Area is the Projected Surface on the plane normal to the wind speed (Is it a good engish sentence :# ??)

Do you know how to find the Reference Area of an assembly in OneShape ?

For exemple the Reference Area of 
Is the area of :

Do you have a simple method for it ???
:-):smile:

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