Race Car Aerodynamics: Designing for Speed (Engineering and by Joseph Katz

By Joseph Katz

"Race motor vehicle Aerodynamics" is the 1st ebook to summarize the secrets and techniques of the speedily constructing box of high-speed motor vehicle layout. writer Joseph Katz offers transparent reasons for either the engineer who desires to increase his or her layout talents and fanatics who easily are looking to know how their favourite race autos pass quickly.
-How aerodynamics win races. Why downforce is extra vital than
streamlining and drag aid
-Wind tunnel designs, equipment and results-what you could and can't think
-Special evaluation part stories the basics of aerodynamics
-Full definitions of phrases, with equations and examples supplied for
determining key aerodynamic parameters like Drag, carry and Side-force
coefficients, fluid viscosity, or wind-tunnel corrections
-Designing wings and venturis-what works and what doesn't
-Numerous examples utilizing particular race vehicles: passenger-based, prototypes,
and open-wheel designs Drawing upon his wide study and event within the box of aerodynamics, the writer has produced a complete info base that would develop into a regular in its box. no matter if you're a dressmaker, teacher, or fanatic, "Race motor vehicle Aerodynamics" offers you the fundamental details on what makes race vehicles speedy.

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