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The Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles II: Trucks, Buses, and Trains

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Bluff Body Flow Research with Application to Road Vehicles
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    Chapter 2 Climate Change and the Energy Economy
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    Chapter 3 Large Eddy Simulations and Acoustic Predictions in Automotive Applications
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    Chapter 4 Validation of the Immersed Boundary CFD Approach for Complex Aerodynamic Flows
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    Chapter 5 Experimental Characterization of the Unsteady Flow Field behind Two Outside Rear-View Mirrors
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    Chapter 6 Investigation of Buoyancy Driven Flow in a Simplified Full Scale Underhood – PIV and Temperature Measurements
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    Chapter 7 Investigation of Buoyancy Driven Flow in a Simplified Full-Scale Underhood – Numerical Study
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    Chapter 8 The Flow Environment of Road Vehicles in Winds and Traffic
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    Chapter 9 Preliminary Experiments Applying Active Flow Control to a 1/24 th Scale Model of a Semi-Trailer Truck
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    Chapter 10 Large Trucks Drag Reduction using Active Flow Control
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    Chapter 11 Flow Separation Control on Trailing Edge Radii using Single Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Actuators: An Application to Vehicle Drag Control
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    Chapter 12 Adaptive Control of Post-Stall Separated Flow Application to Heavy Vehicles
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    Chapter 13 Investigation of Tractor Base Bleeding for Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic Drag Reduction
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    Chapter 14 Drag Reduction on a Generic Tractor-Trailer using Active Flow Control in Combination with Solid Flaps
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    Chapter 15 Advanced Aerodynamics and Cooling System Solutions for Higher Fuel Efficiency and Decreased Emissions
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    Chapter 16 Optimization of Aerodynamic Properties of High-Speed Trains with CFD and Response Surface Models
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    Chapter 17 Design Considerations for Maximizing Cooling Package Performance
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    Chapter 18 Optimization and Correlation of a Class 8 Truck Cooling System
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    Chapter 19 Aerodynamic Improvements and Associated Energy Demand Reduction of Trains
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    Chapter 20 The use of Aeronautical Experimental Facilities and Measurement Techniques for the Aerodynamic Investigation of High Speed Trains
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    Chapter 21 Reduction of Skin-Friction Drag on a Generic Train Configuration
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    Chapter 22 Head Pressure Effects of Trains and Locomotives – Engineering Calculation Approaches for Homologation Purpose
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    Chapter 23 Numerical Analysis for Aerodynamics of High-Speed Trains Passing Tunnels
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    Chapter 24 A Study of the Influence of Aerodynamic Forces on a Human Body near a High-Speed Train
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    Chapter 25 Application of CFD to Rail Car and Locomotive Aerodynamics
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    Chapter 26 Data Acquisition of a Tractor-Trailer Combination to Register Aerodynamic Performances
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    Chapter 27 Automotive Testing in the DNW-LLF Wind Tunnel
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    Chapter 28 An Experimental Study of Tractor Base Bleed for Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic Drag Reduction
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    Chapter 29 Application of High Fidelity Numerical Simulations for Vehicle Aerodynamics
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    Chapter 30 Scale-Adaptive Simulation in the Context of Unsteady Flow Simulations
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    Chapter 31 Computational Simulation of the GCM Tractor-Trailer Configuration
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    Chapter 32 Full-Scale Simulations of Drag Reduction Devices for Class 8 Trucks
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    Chapter 33 Applicability of Commercial CFD Tools for Assessment of Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic Characteristics
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    Chapter 34 Detached Eddy Simulations of a Simplified Tractor/Trailer Geometry
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    Chapter 35 A Hybrid RANS/LES Turbulence Model for use in the Simulation of Turbulent Separated Flows
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    Chapter 36 Spray from Commercial Vehicles: A Method of Evaluation and Results from Road Tests
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    Chapter 37 Experiments on Spray from a Rolling Tire
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    Chapter 38 Computational Simulation of the Flow Field of a Filter System inside Self-Ventilated Road Tunnels due to Heavy Vehicle Traffic
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    Chapter 39 Experiments and Calculations Relevant to Aerodynamic Effects during Highway Passing Maneuvers
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    Chapter 40 Design & Test Techniques for Drag Reduction at Swift Engineering – A Racecar Manufactures Perspective
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    Chapter 41 Summary of Full-Scale Wind Tunnel Tests of Aerodynamic Drag-Reducing Devices for Tractor-Trailers
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    Chapter 42 A Fleet Operator’s Perspective on Commercial Vehicle Drag Reduction
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    Chapter 43 Class 8 Vehicle Fuel Savings using Sealed Single and Dual Open Aft Cavities
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    Chapter 44 A Novel Approach to Heavy Vehicle Drag Reduction
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    Chapter 45 European Truck Aerodynamics – A Comparison Between Conventional and CoE Truck Aerodynamics and a Look into Future Trends and Possibilities
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    Chapter 46 Advanced Experimental Methods for the Analysis and Aerodynamic Design of Heavy Vehicles
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Title
The Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles II: Trucks, Buses, and Trains
Published by
Springer, January 2009
DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-85070-0
ISBNs
978-3-54-085069-4, 978-3-54-085070-0
Editors

Browand, Fred, McCallen, Rose, Ross, James

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Country Count As %
United Arab Emirates 1 3%
Belgium 1 3%
Unknown 32 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 10 29%
Student > Master 8 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 18%
Unspecified 3 9%
Researcher 3 9%
Other 4 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 28 82%
Unspecified 4 12%
Physics and Astronomy 1 3%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 3%