Racing car coastdown analysis

2017-10-18T08:34:00Z (GMT) by Clive M. Crewe
Coastdown testing is a proven method for the determination of vehicle drag coefficients for road cars whilst the vehicle is in its normal operating environment. A method of achieving this has been successfully developed at Loughborough University of Technology over the past few years. This study is concerned with the adaptation of the technique to the specific application of a contemporary Formula One racing car, this work was undertaken in conjunction with the Benetton Formula One racing team. [Continues.]

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