Race Car Aerodynamics: Designing for Speed (Engineering and Performance)

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"Race Car Aerodynamics" is the first book to summarize the secrets of the rapidly developing field of high-speed vehicle design. Author Joseph Katz provides clear explanations for both the engineer who wants to improve his or her design skills and enthusiasts who simply want to understand how their favorite race cars go fast.

-How aerodynamics win races. Why downforce is more important than

streamlining and drag reduction

-Wind tunnel designs, methods and results-what you can and can't believe

-Special overview section reviews the fundamentals of aerodynamics

-Full definitions of terms, with equations and examples provided for

determining key aerodynamic parameters like Drag, Lift and Side-force

coefficients, fluid viscosity, or wind-tunnel corrections

-Designing wings and venturis-what works and what doesn't

-Numerous examples using specific race cars: passenger-based, prototypes,

and open-wheel designs Drawing upon his extensive research and experience in the field of aerodynamics, the author has produced a comprehensive data base that will become a standard in its field. Whether you are a designer, instructor, or enthusiast, "Race Car Aerodynamics" will give you the essential information on what makes race cars fast.

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The first book to summarize the secrets of the rapidly developing field of high-speed vehicle design. From F1 to Indy Car, Drag and Sedan racing, this book provides clear explanations for engineers who want to improve their design skills and enthusiasts who simply want to understand how their favorite race cars go fast. Explains how aerodynamics win races, why downforce is more important than streamlining and drag reduction, designing wings and venturis, plus wind tunnel designs and more.

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