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Old 07-25-2019, 04:33 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I feel like the underachieving student with the brain trust here at EM, but asking silly questions is just a part of my learning process.
You asked for other threads: ecomodder.com/forum/google_search_results for q=skin+friction

I like the way you think. Instead of Aerodynamics of Road Vehicles, try Viktor Schauberger:


https://duckduckgo.com/?q=viktor+sch...sine&ia=videos

The air curtains and your decklid mod are external ducts. The trick is short and fat to move a lot of air with least skin friction. The first example that caught my eye was this Ferrari:

All it does is bleed air away from the A-pillar. A favorite would be the GTI W12-650


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the math says you can not see Sardinia from Genoa but in reality you can .
the math says gravity bends light , reality and observation says it does not .
[citation needed]

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