Aerodynamics lessons: CFD analysis and Wind Tunnel devices explanations

Aerodynamics: CFD and Wind Tunnel principles with focus on aero settings in Motorsport. Aero parameters and setting focused on motorsport racing cars. Aero Balance, Aero parameters and CFD setups.

The PRO’s of Computational Fluid Dynamics towards the one of Exerimentation!

Aerodynamics: Lesson 9 - Not only performance: the evolution of trasportation systems

Evolution is no more performance-driven. The developments of trasportation system now takes care of aesthetic rules and ecological principles.
Aerodynamic slipstream

Aerodynamics: Lesson 8 - Tow and wake turbulence

What happens when you follow a car? Tow and wake turbulence. An easy read article inspecting benefits and disadvantages of a slipstream.

Aerodynamics: Lesson 7 - Downforce, the ground effect introduction

The aerodynamic forces acting on a wing. Downforce and Ground Effect. The flat bottom of a F1-like car and the risk of take-off.
Drag coefficient

Aerodynamics: Lesson 6 - The shape is a factor for drag

Pressure drag. The impact of the shape of a body on aerodynamic drag (pressure drag). The limit speed for a free falling object.
Rally Cars 70-80's

Aerodynamics: Lesson 5 - Aerotech evolution in Rally Grand Prix

The technical evolution of Rally Cars. Lancia, Audio Sport, Abarth 131are only few of the prestigious brand taking part to the old-style GP.
Golf Ball Wake

Aerodynamics: Lesson 4 - Motorsport and the Golf Ball case study

What's the match between Motorsport aerodynamics and a Golf Ball? In this lesson we investigate the benefit of a turbulent boundary layer.
Skin friction coefficient

Aerodynamics: Lesson 3 - Turbulent vs Laminar boundary layer

An introductory lesson about turbulent and laminar flow. Which is the distinction and the advantages? The Navier-Stokes equations await!

Aerodynamics: lesson 2 - Drag and Lift

The concept of drag and lift are essential in Motorsport. Physical and essential explanation of two important outcomes of aerodynamics analysis.
Aerodynamic devices

Aerodynamics: Lesson 1 - The Aero-parameters for a race engineer

In the first aerodynamics lesson we define the main aero parameters that characterize, on the first phase, the performance of a racing car.

Aerodynamics: Lesson 0 - What is and why we need it

What is the field of study of aerodynamics? Which are the main devices to investigate it? The aerodynamics course is ready to start!