aerofoil


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aerofoil

(US and Canadian), airfoil
a cross section of an aileron, wing, tailplane, or rotor blade

aerofoil

[′e·rō‚fȯil]
(aerospace engineering)
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The aerofoil tech is inspired by the state-of-the-art Formula 1 engineering used on cars to make them more aerodynamic.
The state-of-the-art aerofoil technology, which is derived from the fast-paced world of Formula 1, prevents cold air from the fridges spilling out into the aisle by steering it directly back down into the fridge unit.
Ahuja, "CFD analysis of an aerofoil," International Journal of Engineering Research, vol.
The second most paramount thing is to design an aerofoil plate in a way that it doesn't act as an obstruction to the airflow.
Sam Bull, development engineer, conducted these analyses: "The final configuration comprised two aerofoil sections blending from a thick, reflexed section in the body to a thinner, conventional section on the outer wing," he states.
The final formed aerofoil is placed into a clipping press by the M-710iC robot and then placed onto a conveyor where it travels through a soak tunnel.
The gentle slope of the boot lid with the automatically extending aerofoil accentuates the impression of width, as do the flat LED tail lights, explained Taneja.- TradeArabia News Service
The blades of modern high-efficiency wind turbines are aerofoil sections.
Its key component is a hollow plastic hoop with an aerofoil cross section - like an aircraft wing bent into a circle.
In an industry first, Carrier Transicold has developed a tilting cab roof aerofoil and working platform to help ensure that routine maintenance on truck-mounted refrigeration units can be carried out in the field quickly and cost-effectively without compromising engineer safety.