1967-02-01

Transient Nature of Wind Gust Effects on an Automobile 670608

This paper describes the investigation carried out to answer whether the forces and moments measured in the wind tunnel under quasi-steady state conditions are representative of the transient period during which a vehicle encounters a wind gust. The experimental facility is described, as are the airstream calibration procedures, the tests performed, and the test results.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Download multiple Technical Papers each year? TechSelect is a cost-effective subscription option to select and download 12-100 full-text Technical Papers per year. Find more information here.
We also recommend:
TECHNICAL PAPER

Wake Surveys Behind a Passenger Car Subjected to a Transient Cross-Wind Gust

2000-01-0874

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Flow-Field Surveys Behind Three Squareback Car Models Using a New “Fourteen-Hole” Probe

870243

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Advances in Flow Visualization Using Liquid-Crystal Coatings

871017

View Details

X