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Old 09-11-2011, 06:01 PM   #45 (permalink)
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First in this update is the frontal area calculation image. The sketch is to scale over a CAD drawing and has been overlayed with a grid and scale dimensions. Each square of the grid has been counted into sections with partial squares estimated at the edges. This version of the count is “cleaner” and more accurate than my earlier posting, but confirms the frontal area at less than 0.67sqm used in the aero calcs.

I’m also posting this comparison drawing of the project vehicle and a normal motorcycle (actually BMW), which shows the aero gains from my low seat height and enclosed body design. I will post a couple more of these comparison images over the next few days, as I believe they are quite instructive

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