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Old 05-22-2020, 06:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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A book that is 33 years old is not 'contemporary aerodynamic literature'.

If the shape of the template is the best for drag, I'd have expected many references to it in current aero tech literature. I know of no such references.

That says to me that you are over-simplifying your analysis, as it applies to road cars.

To a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
Modifying the Aerodynamics of Your Road Car

A really good book that should be added to the library of everyone working in automotive aerodynamics, as well as those making car aero modifications at home. - Rob Palin, former Tesla aerodynamicist
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