Aerodynamics

Written by Agata on August 21, 2018

When Pieter de Buck took on the role of the Aerodynamics and Composites lead of the Carnegie Mellon Racing team last year, he had...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on July 24, 2018

In wind engineering, wind energy, wind loads on buildings and pedestrian wind comfort are topics you are already familiar with....

Written by Ajay Harish on July 20, 2018

In this article, we discuss the differences between Tour de France standard bikes that are used during all the stages of the race...

Written by Serkan Solmaz on February 7, 2018

An aerodynamics simulation can accurately predict the forces and the movements over the external surfaces of a road vehicle....

Written by Radu Crahmaliuc on August 8, 2017

Truck design is an area where engineering simulation can be used extensively. Performed for virtually testing different vehicle...

Written by Akrem Mouffouk on July 19, 2017

Bike aerodynamics is considered to be one of the most complex applications in aerodynamics not only because of the bluff body...

Written by Niklas Pfeiffer on July 19, 2017

No standardized parts, unlimited airfoils, and big building spaces allow unique designs in Formula Student aerodynamics. Read...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on July 4, 2017

The aerodynamics of cycling have preoccupied bicycle designers and riders alike since the early part of this century. Competitive...

Written by Andrei Roibu on July 3, 2017

Students are often given assignments or projects which require the use of computer-aided engineering (CAE) software. However, the...

Written by Enrique Martín López on June 21, 2017

Vehicle designers, no matter if they specialize in motorsport cars, trucks, common vehicles or even motorbikes, have to fight...

Written by Anna Flessner on May 8, 2017

After many months and countless hours of work, the University of Pittsburgh Panther Racing Team has unveiled their 2017 Formula...

Written by Netty Zaharia on March 3, 2017

The centrifugal fan (often called squirrel cage fan) is a mechanical device specifically designed to move air or other gases....

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