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Old 03-12-2016, 03:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Body plan taper and drag

*Part-1
*This is way overdue,but it's taken time to accumulate images.I'm just going to post 'em randomly and we can talk about them later
*from Koenig-Fachsenfeld (Kamm)

*lowest drag 2-D profile (Horner)

*Mair's boat tail (either plan or elevation)

*Walter Korff,Lockheed

*Rolf Buchheim,Volkswagen

*Tatra

*Summers Brother's Goldenrod,1965

*Paul Jaray,circa,1924

*FKFS,circa 1935

*FKFS,circa 1935

*FKFS,circa 1935

*FKFS,circa 1935

*FKFS,circa 1935

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Old 03-12-2016, 03:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Part-2

*FKFS,circa 1935

*FKFS,circa 1935

*FKFS,circa 1935

*Baby template car for DARKO,2016

*Walter Lay,University of Michigan,1933

*FKFS 2-D bodies,circa 1935

*Paul Jaray,circa 1922

*Paul Jaray,circa 1922

*Paul Jaray,circa 1922

*VW XL1

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Old 03-12-2016, 04:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Part-3

*NASA 1980

*AUDI

*Lamborghini Countach

*Lexus LS

*Nissan

*Honda Accord

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*GM EV1

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*Tesla S

*early Golf/Rabbit

*Edison-2

*Honda 2000 Gen-1 Insight

*1978 M-B C-111 III short-tail Cd 0.195

*2012 Ford Probe X,Cd 0.152

*2006 Daihatsu UFE-III,Cd 0.168

*1978 M-B C-111,III long-tail,Cd 0.178

*Toyota Prius

*MG EX-181,Cd 0.12

*1934 Dymaxion Car,originally estimated at Cd 0.25

*1922 Wolfgang Klemperer,Cd 0.15

*1996 Honda Dream III

*1938-9 Schl'o'wagen Cd 0.186?

*1922 Paul Jaray,Cd 0.13

*1981 VW Drop car,by Buchheim et al.

*another VW by Buchheim et al.
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I'm just going to post 'em randomly and we can talk about them later
You have the power to go back and edit the posts to enumerate them. I suggest 1.1 through 3.26. So we can talk about 'em later.

Where's the Beetle?
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Part-4

*1978 M-B C-111 III short-tail Cd 0.195

*FKFS circa late-1930s

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*Elliott G.Reid,Stanford University,1935

*1969,R.G.S.White,MIRA,Cd 0.245

*1963,Walter Korff,Lockheed,Cd 0.20

*US Patent

*1987 Renault V.I.R.A.G.E.,Cd 0.29

*circa 1924,A.Persu Patent drawing

*FKFS wind tunnel model,circa 1935

*FKFS wind tunnel model,circa 1935

*FKFS illustration,circa 1935 (Fachsenfeld)

*Phil Knox CRX project,1991

*2-D drag,from Hoerner,1951
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You have the power to go back and edit the posts to enumerate them. I suggest 1.1 through 3.26. So we can talk about 'em later.

Where's the Beetle?
*yes,I can add errant data.
*I only have a crappy,low res. plan-view of the Beetle and it probably wouldn't serve us well.
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To what purpose?
Here's a link to a better image than what I have
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