American Football

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This simulation shows the flow field around an American football.
Note how the laces trigger the flow separation behind the ball.
The simulation was performed with Ansys Fluent.
More detail can be found in Laces Play an Important Role in Footbal Flight.

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Last Updated January 11, 2021 by André Bakker
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