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Old 03-31-2015, 04:01 PM   #31 (permalink)
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*It's 2-D and that's problematic for side flow which affects the overall flow.
*The Reynolds number is low,giving a laminar boundary layer.
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*The 2-D might give some insight and steer design.
*Full-scale tunnel or DNS CFD at 'road-going' Reynolds number is necessary for accuracy.
*The mirror must be on a particular vehicle,and it's performance will be for that particular vehicle only.
*It is the interaction with the vehicle which is most important,not an isolated mirror attached to a wall.

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