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Old 03-31-2008, 11:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Rolling Wind Tunnel CFD

I'm happy

I just figured out how to model a rolling wind tunnel for CFD analysis.... This makes me happy because ground effect plays a big role in drag

To make sure it was working, I made the rolling ground move in the opposite direction at 250m/s - it created some massive crazy swirls

That was a super duper low resolution run - tonight I'll run a high resolution version to do some calculations with

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