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NREL's S803 Airfoil (s803-nr)

NREL's S803 Airfoil - NREL HAWT airfoil S803 tip Not recommended


Airfoil s803-nr
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(s803-nr) NREL's S803 Airfoil
NREL HAWT airfoil S803 tip Not recommended
Max thickness 11.5% at 37.5% chord.
Max camber 3.7% at 46.9% chord
Source NWTC National WInd Technology Center
Source dat file
The dat file is in Selig format
NREL's S803 Airfoil
  x/c       y/c
1.00000   0.00000
0.99672   0.00104
0.98752   0.00419
0.97347   0.00901
0.95487   0.01456
0.93147   0.02042
0.90331   0.02674
0.87082   0.03353
0.83447   0.04070
0.79474   0.04813
0.75218   0.05567
0.70734   0.06313
0.66079   0.07032
0.61309   0.07700
0.56482   0.08294
0.51650   0.08787
0.46867   0.09142
0.42154   0.09317
0.37507   0.09307
0.32949   0.09145
0.28530   0.08852
0.24294   0.08441
0.20288   0.07924
0.16551   0.07312
0.13124   0.06618
0.10042   0.05855
0.07336   0.05035
0.05033   0.04173
0.03153   0.03281
0.01712   0.02375
0.00715   0.01471
0.00150   0.00601
0.00000   0.00000
0.00015  -0.00171
0.00403  -0.00766
0.01376  -0.01232
0.02903  -0.01634
0.04957  -0.01961
0.07517  -0.02214
0.10557  -0.02393
0.14046  -0.02503
0.17946  -0.02547
0.22215  -0.02534
0.26803  -0.02469
0.31654  -0.02359
0.36706  -0.02207
0.41897  -0.02011
0.47161  -0.01766
0.52431  -0.01448
0.57686  -0.01011
0.62958  -0.00479
0.68219   0.00056
0.73384   0.00524
0.78358   0.00882
0.83044   0.01101
0.87344   0.01163
0.91147   0.01059
0.94336   0.00823
0.96830   0.00530
0.98600   0.00259
0.99652   0.00069
1.00000   0.00000
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