Reference: CSU 28/4/59
Last update: 01/08/2003 15:24:30
To investigate the flow field (slipstream and wake) around a small number of generic vehicles.
Tests will be carried out using a large Moving Model Rig. The qualitative and quantitative data obtained will be used to develop computational fluid dynamics models to analyse the aerodynamic behaviour of ground vehicles.
AEA Technology Rail
PO Box 2, rtc Business Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8YB
Cost to the Department: £51,007.00
Actual start date: 01 September 1998
Actual completion date: 26 November 1999
Investigation of the slipstreams and wakes ofground vehicles
Author: C J Baker
Publication date: 01/11/1999
Source: University of Birmingham.
Departmental Assessment Status: Project completed prior to implementation of Departmental Publication Scheme.