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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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Wind tunnel investigations on car-body aerodynamic lift have been performed by Joel A.
Since most regulations for vehicle energy efficiency are based on fuel economy, it can be an objective of optimizing aerodynamic efficiency in vehicle design as a direct target.
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2] values) to mathematical regression models and suggest these curves can be used to estimate reductions in fuel consumption savings for aerodynamic technologies for modern class-8 tractor-trailers operating at different vehicle speeds.
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The Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile concept at the front of its stand
An additional aerodynamic blade is located behind the wheel-arch to clean the air from the front tyres.
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According to the students, the shape of the windscreen-less carbon fibre casing is 40 times more aerodynamic than a Bugatti Veyron supercar.
A range of bespoke carbon fibre components, including an extended front splitter, dive-planes and elevated rear wing all work to maximise the XKR-S GT's aerodynamic downforce.
Air flows turbulently inside the wheel wells when a vehicle is moving, and some of this air flows out alongside the vehicle and causes aerodynamic drag to worsen.

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