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Old 05-20-2020, 05:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
The relationships are derived from:
' Tractive Energy Based Formulae for the Impact of Aerodynamics on Fuel Economy Over the EPA-Driving Schedules,' SAE Paper # 830304, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., Dr. Gino Sovran, General Motors Research Laboratory, and SAE Paper # 810184, Detroit, Michigan, 1981, Sovran.
Thanks for the reference. I'd imagine they'd be quite good relationships for cars of that era, ie cars of about 40 years ago.
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