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The following resources are intended to help members find and share information on automotive aerodynamics and fuel economy.
- Aerodynamics of Road Vehicles, From Fluid Mechanics to Vehicle Engineering, 4th Edition, WH Hucho, 1998, SAE Books, TOC
- Fluid-Dynamic Drag, SF Hoerner, 1965
Technical Papers, Journal Articles, Student Projects & Theses
- Drag Optimization of Light Trucks using CFD, NA Williams, Naval Postgraduate School Thesis, 2003
- Exterior Styling of an Intercity Transport Bus for Improved Aerodynamic Performance, A Raveendran, D Rakesh & SN Sridhara, SASTECH, 2009
- Computational Analysis of Intercity Bus with Imroved Aesthetics & Aerodynamic Performance on Indian Rads, Sachin Thorat & G.Amba Prasad Rao, IJAET, 2011
- CFD Study of Drag Reduction of a Generics SUV, PN Krishnani, MS ME Thesis, CA State Univ, Sacramento, 2009
- Drag Reduction of Your Regular Everyday Pickup, MAE 571
- Experimental Investigation of the Near Wake of a Pick-up Truck, AM Al-Garni, LP Bernal (Univ. MI) & B Khalighi (GM), SAE, 2003
- Drag Reduction of Pickup Truck using Add-on Devices, FA Adem, Thesis MS ME CA State Univ, Sacramento, 2009
- Drag reducing partial tonneau for pickup truck, GM (TR Gondert, RA MacDonald), US Patent 4573730, 1986
- http://www.sinhadeturb.com/TTDeturbFinalPaper.pdf, SK Sinha, SAE, 2008
- 1976 Kevin Cooper Can NRC Motorcycle mag. art
Raw Leads (to do)
- http://www.osti.gov/bridge/servlets/purl/376410-iTVIdO/webviewable/376410.pdf (http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthread.php/another-candy-store-22358.html)
Academic Faculty and Research Organizations (not for profit)
Annual Competitions, Shows & Special Events
CFD Software, Design & Analysis Software
- Flow Illustrator
If something doesn't fit above it can go here. Categories will follow as needed.