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The Wake of a Generic Estate Vehicle

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posted on 05.12.2020, 04:12 authored by TERENCE RAAJ AVADIAR
Improvements to the aerodynamic efficiency of road vehicles provides environmental and economic benefits. This thesis examines the wake of a generic, realistic estate vehicle and seeks to identify the main sources of aerodynamic drag, and its time-varying properties. The results of this work will aid future vehicle design efforts that have been utilised research on simplified bodies.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Mark Christopher Thompson

Additional supervisor 1

David M. Burton

Additional supervisor 2

John Sheridan

Year of Award

2020

Department, School or Centre

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Engineering