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Old 08-13-2011, 01:14 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by winkosmosis View Post
Remember the Bernoulli effect thread?

If Bernoulli is so powerful, why doesn't that car take off into the air? It has a smooth curved top, and a flat bottom that sees greatly reduced airspeed thanks to the dam.
The lift will have to exceed the weight of the car.
Racing Beat's Mazda RX-7 managed to get airborne.Their car was over 3,000-lbs.I think it left the ground at around 185 mph.
Losing traction and getting sideways usually does the trick.
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