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Old 01-28-2012, 10:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Plasma generator reduces aerodynamic drag.

This is a new approach. It seems that an electronic plasma generator can reduce aerodynamic drag. A new patent has been granted on such, U.S. Patent # 8,091,950.

The application of the plasma generators seems to be mainly targeting class 8, heavy, trucks. It reads by locating the plasma generator at strategic locations on the truck/trailer combination, especially at the back end of the trailer, reduces the aerodynamic drag of the vehicle.

Interesting stuff. Opens up a whole new area of aerodynamic modification.


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Just noticed the link takes you to a search window for class/subclass. Type in

class- 296 subclass- 180.1 and it will come up.

To view the text and images you will have to download free software offered at the USPTO site.


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