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aerodynamic

[‚e·rō·dī′nam·ik]
(fluid mechanics)
Pertaining to forces acting upon any solid or liquid body moving relative to a gas (especially air).
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Hence, the unsteady aerodynamic force is also assumed to be oscillating with flutter frequency.
Combined with the aerodynamic and suspension changes, plus revisions to the traction control system's calibration, the result in straight-line terms is a 0-60mph time of 3.9 seconds.
Aerodynamic simulation technology was developed in 2010 to enable air flow around tires to be simulated under the conditions envisaged to be encountered in actual use (i.e., with tires mounted in the wheel wells and revolving), and the scope of simulation is presently being expanded to include the entire vehicle.
These aerodynamic tweaks accompany an increase in the fuel limit to 110kg -- to reduce the amount of lifting and coasting drivers do in races to save fuel - and a driver and seat combined weight limit, designed to alleviate the disadvantaged faced by heavier drivers in what remain extremely heavy cars.
The Railway Ministry in a tweet said, "CLW today produced 1st Engine with aerodynamic and ergonomic design and 200 kmph speed potential.
The formation of a vortex implies energy loss in the flow and acts as a cause of induced drag, negatively affecting the vehicle aerodynamic characteristics.
These more compact exterior cameras integrate with active aerodynamics and air suspension that can lower the car into its most aerodynamic position when cruising, giving it a claimed drag coefficient figure that makes it 0.04 more efficient than the smaller Q2 SUV.
There was, though, a feeling the set-up used by Ferarri on Sebastian Vettel's car at the Spanish Grand Prix saw additional winglets impact on the aerodynamic gain.
JP Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group said, "The new blade will offer higher aerodynamic performance and improved annual energy production (AEP) and will harness the optimal available wind resources."
Recent studies had shown the aerodynamic considerations in vehicle platooning [8, 9, 10, 11].
In general, the unsteady aerodynamic ROMs can be classified into frequency-domain type and time-domain type.
Based on the theory of the aircraft aerodynamic lift, the steady-state theory of automobile aerodynamic lift suggests that the air flowing velocity through the upper is faster than the bottom because the upper surface of car-body is longer than the bottom surface.

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