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Competition Car Aerodynamics: A Practical Handbook, 2nd Edition

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Aerodynamics is a science in itself, and is one of the most important factors in modern competition car design.  This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of aerodynamics, including both downforce and drag.  This complex subject is explained in down-to-ear terms, with the aid of numerous illustrations, including color CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) diagrams to demonstrate how aerodynamic devices work, as well as wind-tunnel studies.  Presented with a DVD providing examples of the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), produced in association with Advantage CFD – owned by and aerodynamic consultants.

Synopsis:

Aerodynamics is a science in itself, and is one of the most important factors in modern competition car design. This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of aerodynamics, including both downforce and drag. This complex subject is explained in down-to-earth terms, with the aid of numerous illustrations, including color CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) diagrams to demonstrate how aerodynamic devices work, as well as wind-tunnel studies.

About the Author

Simon McBeath is a well-respected writer on practical motorsport subjects and a successful long-time competitor in sprints and hillclimbs. He runs his own composite aerofoil design and production company, and is Press Officer for the Gurston Down hillclimb venue. He lives near Blandford in Dorset, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780857330079
Subtitle:
A Practical Handbook, 2nd Edition
Publisher:
Haynes Publishing UK
Author:
McBeath, Simon
Subject:
Motor Sports
Subject:
Automotive - General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20110415
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 color ill
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
9.5 x 7 x 1 in 1.87 lb

Related Subjects

Engineering » Construction » General
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Applied
Transportation » Automotive » Design
Transportation » Automotive » General
Transportation » Automotive » Racing

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Aerodynamics is a science in itself, and is one of the most important factors in modern competition car design. This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of aerodynamics, including both downforce and drag. This complex subject is explained in down-to-earth terms, with the aid of numerous illustrations, including color CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) diagrams to demonstrate how aerodynamic devices work, as well as wind-tunnel studies.

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