THE FITTING METHOD FOR SAILS AND THE COMPUTATION OF WIND PRESSURE CENTER POINT

  • Jianliang Li
  • Yong Jiang
  • Jinya Xu
Keywords: sailboat, sectional fitting, constrained, numerical computation

Abstract

In this study, a sectional fitting method with some constraint was developed for designing the shape of sail in the moving sail boat system. Subsequently, the center point of wind pressure on Laser class sail is calculated numerically.