SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, April 10

Vehicle Aerodynamics (Part 8 of 10): CFD Methods Development
(Session Code: B500)

Room 430 A  1:00 p.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 - Kurt Zielinski, Honda R & D Americas Inc.; Taeyoung Han, Bahram Khalighi, General Motors Co.; Raymond Leto; Todd Lounsberry, Chrysler Group LLC; James T. McKillen, Thomas N. Ramsay, Honda R & D Americas Inc.; David Sims-Williams, Durham Univ.; Mesbah Uddin, UNC Charlotte Motorsports Engineering; H. Robert (Bob) Welge, Robert's Engineering Development; Sandeep Sovani, ANSYS Inc.; 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; Kevin Golsch, Navistar; Arturo Guzman, Chrysler Group LLC

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2014-01-0599
Alternative Simulation Methods for Assessing Aerodynamic Drag in Realistic Crosswind
Andrew D'Hooge, Robert Palin, Luke Rebbeck, Tesla Motors; Joaquin Gargoloff, Bradley Duncan, Exa Corp.
1:20 p.m. 2014-01-0594
Computational Study of the Aerodynamics of a Realistic Car Model by Means of RANS and Hybrid RANS/LES Approaches
Suad Jakirlic, Lukas Kutej, Technische Universitaet, Darmstadt; Branislav Basara, AVL List GmbH; Cameron Tropea, Technische Universitaet, Darmstadt
1:40 p.m. 2014-01-0621
Vehicle Aerodynamics Simulation for the Next Generation on the K Computer: Part 1 Development of the Framework for Fully Unstructured Grids Using up to 10 Billion Numerical Elements
Makoto Tsubokura, Andrew Kerr, Hokkaido Univ.; Keiji Onishi, RIKEN AICS; Yoshimitsu Hashizume, Suzuki Motor Corp.
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-0580
Vehicle Aerodynamics Simulation for the Next Generation on the K Computer: Part 2 Use of Dirty CAD Data with Modified Cartesian Grid Approach
Keiji Onishi, Makoto Tsubokura, RIKEN; Shigeru Obayashi, Tohoku Univ.; Kazuhiro Nakahashi, JAXA
2:20 p.m. 2014-01-0607
Numerical Simulations of Flow around a Realistic Generic Car Model
Emmanuel Guilmineau, Ecole Centrale de Nantes

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