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I've understood for some time that the aerodynamics of a nitro methane top fuel dragsters are totally messed up and tough to model because of the massive changes in the tires over the 1/4 mile, the trust from the exhaust and the fact that we are dealing with a vehicle that goes from a standstill to 300 mph in 4 seconds over a 1/4 mile. 1) cars driving at a highway speed: around 65-70% of the axle power works against aerodynamic drag 2) boats running at common high speeds (35-50 kts) in calm water: around 5-10% of the shaft power works against the aerodynamic drag. Before, the computation of the aerodynamic properties of cars usually took a day with our machine learning tool, we are able to predict the flow in fractions of a second, says nobuyuki umetani.
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The pennsylvania state university the graduate school college of engineering formula 1 race car performance improvement by optimization of the aerodynamic. It seems like to get a 10% improvement, you’d have to be going really, really fast air resistant force goes up disproportionately with speed, so maybe if the measurements were made at 85 mph a 10% might be possible. The discussion on race car aerodynamics cannot be complete without briefly discussing tire characteristics although it is clear that airplanes fly on wings, the fact that race cars “fly” on their tires is less obvious and requires adequate explanation. Improving aerodynamics this is a discussion on improving aerodynamics within the dodge dart general discussion forums, part of the dodge dart forum - dodge dart discussion category so guys, i'm thinking to get vortex generators for my dart, found good reviews on them, it won't hurt anything, but what you guys think.