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Old 04-28-2010, 05:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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These ideas look good. IMHO the transition to the back glass looks too severe and the angle of the back glass looks too steep for attached flow. I'm betting a Kammback like AndrewJ's or TomO's would lower drag at the back of the vehicle.
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
The power needed to push an object through a fluid increases as the cube of the velocity. Mechanical friction increases as the square, so increasing speed requires progressively more power.
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