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Automobile aerodynamics

Geoffrey Howard

Automobile aerodynamics

theory and practice for road and track

by Geoffrey Howard

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Published by Osprey, Sole distributors for the USA, Motorbooks International in London, Osceola, Wis., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Aerodynamics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGeoffrey Howard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL245 .H68 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2330679M
    ISBN 100850456657
    LC Control Number86218138


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Aerodynamics of Road Vehicles details the aerodynamics of passenger cars, commercial vehicles, sports cars, and race cars; their external flow field; as well as their internal flow field. The book, after giving an introduction to automobile aerodynamics and some fundamentals of fluid mechanics, covers topics such as the performance and aerodynamics of 5/5(1).

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