1974-02-01

Airflow Beneath an Automobile 741028

A study of the airflow beneath an automobile relied on road tests of two test vehicles to reduce simulation errors caused by the moving road boundary. Testing verified the possibility of a very low Reynolds number boundary layer existing on the road beneath the vehicle. Flow separation associated with this boundary layer could have significant influence on the lift and pitching moments of the vehicle.

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