Analysis of vehicle aerodynamics.

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Society of Automotive Engineers , Warrendale, Pa
Automobiles -- Aerodynamics -- Congresses., Automobiles -- Design and construction -- Congre
ContributionsSociety of Automotive Engineers., SAE International Congress & Exposition (1994 : Detroit, Mich.)
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LC ClassificationsTL245 .A58 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1447722M
ISBN 101560914882
LC Control Number93087547
OCLC/WorldCa30117005

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Learning to meet both of these goals in a dependable, practical, and affordable manner is a very advanced topic, so in this chapter a brief history of previous attempts to maximizing lift and minimizing drag is presented. and vehicle dynamics the reader is referred to Milliken & Milliken ().

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