SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, April 10

Vehicle Aerodynamics (Part 7 of 10): Surface Contamination
(Session Code: B500)

Room 430 A  10:40 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 - Bahram Khalighi, General Motors Co.; Arturo Guzman, Chrysler Group LLC; Taeyoung Han, General Motors Co.; Raymond Leto; Todd Lounsberry, Chrysler Group LLC; James T. McKillen, Honda R & D Americas Inc.; David Sims-Williams, Durham Univ.; Sandeep Sovani, ANSYS Inc.; Mesbah Uddin, UNC Charlotte Motorsports Engineering; H. Robert (Bob) Welge, Robert's Engineering Development; Thomas N. Ramsay, Honda R & D Americas Inc.; Adrian P. Gaylard, Jaguar Land Rover; Kurt Zielinski, Honda R & D Americas Inc.; Edward G. Duell, Jacobs Technology Inc.; Gary M. Elfstrom, Univ. of Ontario Institute of Technology; Gregory Fadler, Navistar; Mark E. Gleason, Chrysler Group LLC; Kevin Golsch, Navistar

Time Paper No. Title
10:40 a.m. 2014-01-0586
CFD Simulation of External Distribution of Tail-Pipe Emissions Around a Stationary Vehicle Under Light Tail-Wind Conditions
Essam F. Abo-Serie, Mevlana Univ.; Mohamed Sherif, IAET; Dario Pompei, Scuderia Toro Rosso; Adrian Gaylard, Jaguar Land Rover
11:00 a.m. 2014-01-0610
Insights into Rear Surface Contamination Using Simulation of Road Spray and Aerodynamics
Adrian P. Gaylard, John Pitman, Jaguar Land Rover; Jonathan Jilesen, Adriano Gagliardi, Bradley Duncan, John Wanderer, Alex Konstantinov, Exa Corp.
11:20 a.m. 2014-01-0574
Optimization of the Underbody Layout of a Small Van for Better Aerodynamics Using Digital Simulation
Wei Yang, Xuemao Zhou, Jing Peng, SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile Co., Ltd.; Bo Li, Long Wu, Heinz Friz, Exa Corp.
Minimizing the Dust Ingress into the CVT Housing of a Scooter Using CFD Analysis (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Karthikeyan N, Anish Gokhale, Narendra Bansode, Mahindra 2 Wheelers Ltd.

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