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Old 03-30-2019, 01:15 PM   #3001 (permalink)
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Old 03-31-2019, 10:44 AM   #3002 (permalink)
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Check out the trailing edges ...

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Check out the trailing edges ...
Yes, as I understand it on jet engines similar constructs are to break up energy nodes, similar to sound peaks (frequency build-up nodes). I did such a thing on my hovercraft, can be done on leading or trailing edges.

I suspect on the motorcycle it is a styling statement, but I'll take what I can get when it comes to science and aerodynamics even if misunderstood - it's a start.


See post #13
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Looks like a good application of the whale tribuckles . The shortest distance between two points is a straight line the most efficient is a vortex
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Looks like a good application of the whale tribuckles . The shortest distance between two points is a straight line the most efficient is a vortex
Those would be the leading not trailing edge kind.

The more I look at it, the more I fear laying it down and being serrated like a knife.

Those edges could have been curved and wavy in the interest of safety in my opinion.
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Maybe that's where I got this idea:

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A video on Cd, that includes some familiar vehicles, near the end:

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Very impressive handwriting.

Another reason why everything fell apart in 2001.

The referenced Transit video features Sabine Schmitz.

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