Let's continue the analysis of closed circuit wind tunnel design. We talk about settling chamber, convergent and the requirements of the wind tunnel propeller.
The analysis of the closed circuit wind tunnel: the most advanced experimental tech to inspect the airflow. Wind tunnel design and sizing explained.
Real world applications of pressure sensitive paint (PSP). What is, how it works and wind tunnel applications.
Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) is a recent method for aero flow measurement. What is, how it works and the issues related to PIV.
A brief overview of LDV - Laser Doppler Velocimetry, one of the experimental methods to evaluate the velocity field in experimental aerodynamics.
How many wind tunnel types exist? Analysis of closed and open loops windtunnel (automotive, environmental, subsonic, transonic and supersonic)
The application of hot wire anemometer for flow measurement. Working principle (costant current) and data comparison with King's law.
Citroen DS: the model made the revolution in the car manufacturing, introducing for the first time aerodynamics concepts in 1950-1960.
An entire article dedicated to how the DRS works in F1. FIA regulations and its predecessor, the F-Duct are exposed and analysed.
The historical background of aerodynamics development. The Suez crisis boosted the technology alternative solution also in F1.
What's the aerodynamic background of each F1 era? In this article we go over the F1 history, can you guess each car and driver?
What's the training a racing driver has to undergo to perform at the top? The typical workout session are the focus of our insight. Do you kow what a PowerBall is?
7 innovative aerodynamic design of trasportation system you didn't know about. Have you ever see an aerodynamic truck?
Why is it more difficult to overtake a large vehicle than a car? Tow and wake turbulence benefits of a slipstream.
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.
What is the shape factor in aerodynamics? Drag coefficient of shapes and the role of pressure drag.
We go over the most important technical evolution in WRC. The best rally cars such as Lancia Delta, Audi Quattro, Lancia Stratos and more.
What's the match between Motorsport aerodynamics and a Golf Ball? In this lesson we investigate the benefit of a turbulent boundary layer.