↓ Skip to main content

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

Overview of attention for book
Cover of 'The Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles II: Trucks, Buses, and Trains'

Table of Contents

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

Mentioned by

1 Wikipedia page


13 Dimensions

Readers on

34 Mendeley
You are seeing a free-to-access but limited selection of the activity Altmetric has collected about this research output. Click here to find out more.
The Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles II: Trucks, Buses, and Trains
Published by
Springer, January 2009
DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-85070-0
978-3-54-085069-4, 978-3-54-085070-0

Browand, Fred, McCallen, Rose, Ross, James

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 34 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

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%