SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

Vehicle Aerodynamics (Part 5 of 10): Unsteady Aerodynamics
(Session Code: B500)

Room 430 A  10:00 a.m.

Vehicle aerodynamic development, drag reduction and fuel economy, handling and stability, cooling flows, surface soiling and water management, vehicle internal environment, tyre aerodynamics and modelling, aeroacoustics, structural response to aerodynamic loading, simulating the on-road environment, onset flow turbulence, unsteady aerodynamics, fundamental flow structures, new test methods and facilities, new applications of computational fluid dynamics simulation, competition vehicle aerodynamics.

Organizers - David Sims-Williams, Durham Univ.; Kevin Golsch, Navistar; Arturo Guzman, Chrysler Group LLC; Taeyoung Han, Bahram Khalighi, General Motors Co.; Todd Lounsberry, Chrysler Group LLC; James T. McKillen, Thomas N. Ramsay, Honda R & D Americas Inc.; Sandeep Sovani, ANSYS Inc.; H. Robert (Bob) Welge, Robert's Engineering Development; Mesbah Uddin, UNC Charlotte Motorsports Engineering; Raymond Leto, TotalSim LLC; Adrian P. Gaylard, Jaguar Land Rover; Edward G. Duell, Jacobs Technology Inc.; Gary M. Elfstrom, Univ. of Ontario Institute of Technology; Gregory Fadler, Navistar; Mark E. Gleason, Chrysler Group LLC

Time Paper No. Title
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-0604
The Aerodynamics of a Small Car Overtaking a Truck
Jeff Howell, Tata Motors European Technical Centre; Kevin Garry, Jenny Holt, Cranfield Univ.
10:20 a.m. 2014-01-0576
Effect of Unsteady Lift Force on Vehicle Dynamics in Heave and Pitch Motion
Tetsuhiro Kawamura, Atsushi Ogawa, Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
10:40 a.m. 2014-01-0597
Study on the Transient Behaviour of the Vortex Structure behind Ahmed Body
Itsuhei Kohri, Teppei Yamanashi, Takayoshi Nasu, Tokyo City Univ.; Yoshimitsu Hashizume, Daichi Katoh, Suzuki Motor Corp.
11:00 a.m. 2014-01-0614
Evaluation of Non-Uniform Upstream Flow Effects on Vehicle Aerodynamics
Adrian P. Gaylard, Nicholas Oettle, Jaguar Land Rover; Joaquin Gargoloff, Bradley Duncan, Exa Corp.

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00378 and SUB-TP-00004, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Vehicle Aerodynamics Committee / Automobile Body Activity