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Aerodynamic Wind Tunnel Testing for SmartWay Verification ...

Title: Aerodynamic Wind Tunnel Testing for SmartWay Verification (EPA-420-F-15-012, July 2015) Author: U.S. EPA Subject: This document explains SmartWay's aerodynamic wind tunnel testing for tractor-trailers, measuring fuel economy performance and fuel savings of certain aerodynamic trailer technologies in controlled conditions.

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Research and Development in Camping - Droplet Trailer

Wind Tunnel Testing DROPLET is all about innovation. Our goal is to make sure the DROPLET trailer is the most efficient and comfortable tiny camper while

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Trailer Aerodynamic Technologies Wind Tunnel Testing ...

Nov 27, 2013  Wind tunnel tests were conducted on 1/8, 1/15 or 1/24 scale models of a tractor in combination with 53-foot semi-trailer. The tests consisted of two phases: setting the initial baseline, and component testing of various configurations.

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Full-Scale Wind Tunnel Tests of Production and Prototype ...

wind tunnel of the NRC, located in Ottawa, Canada. This is a closed-wall, closed-return, atmospheric wind tunnel having a test section that is 9.14m high, 9.14 m wide and 22.5 m long. It has a maximum speed of 200 km/h (120 mi/h) and a turbulence level of 0.5

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TECHART for 992 Turbo S - Wind Tunnel Testing - 4K Trailer ...

Jan 29, 2021  Take a look behind-the-scenes of the development in the wind tunnel of TECHART's new aerokit for the Porsche 911 Turbo S and all 992 Turbo models.More about ...

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Trailer Aerodynamic Technologies Wind Tunnel Testing ...

Nov 27, 2013  Wind tunnel tests were conducted on 1/8, 1/15 or 1/24 scale models of a tractor in combination with 53-foot semi-trailer. The tests consisted of two phases: setting the initial baseline, and component testing of various configurations.

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Improving the Aerodynamic Efficiency of Heavy Duty Vehicles ...

A wind-tunnel test campaign was undertaken in the NRC 9 m Wind Tunnel to evaluate the aerodynamic performance of various drag reduction concepts, with an emphasis on those for trailers, using a 30% scale model of modern tractor-trailer combinations.

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Improving the Aerodynamic Efficiency of Heavy-Duty ...

A wind-tunnel test campaign was undertaken in the NRC 9 m Wind Tunnel to evaluate the aerodynamic performance of various drag reduction concepts, with an emphasis on those for trailers, using a 30% scale model of modern tractor-trailer combinations. Project stakeholders also include Environment Canada's Transportation Division.

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Wind tunnel tests for mean wind loads on road vehicles ...

Mar 01, 2016  Scaled models were tested in the wind tunnel laboratory at Louisiana State University. The wind tunnel has a test section of 0.99 m height and 1.32 m width with a maximum velocity of 15 m/s approximately.The vehicle models were mounted on a turntable, which was attached to a six-component sting balance as shown in Fig. 3.The balance presents different design loads associated to the

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RV.Net Open Roads Forum: General RVing Issues: Wind Tunnel ...

Feb 28, 2013  using wind tunnel test results in manufacturing build specifications ? I was watching MotorWeek and they showed / demonstrated the effect of rear end drag created by a what was a "boxed" rear end. (the "smoke" broke up immediately after passing the rear of the vehicle ). Apparently, the smoother the transition post vehicle the

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SmartWay Verified List of Aerodynamic Devices US EPA

May 14, 2021  Testing Method Test Protocol; Aero Industries Aero Tail: 4% Tail: Wind Tunnel (2014) Post-2014: ATDynamics AeroTrailer™ 1 (with TrailerTail® 4x4) 9% Elite Combination: Skirt, Tail: WindTunnel (2014) Post-2014: ATDynamics AeroTrailer™ 2 (with TrailerTail® Trident) 9% Elite Combination: Skirt, Tail: WindTunnel (2014) Post-2014: Laydon 514 ...

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Wind-tunnel used to test trucks' wind resistance ...

Feb 21, 2010  Every major manufacturer has been using wind tunnel testing of their aero models since the early 80s. Obviously with changes manufacturers can get good results from simulations now. The problem with wind tunnels is typically they simulate a trailer as a box at the end of the working part of the tunnel.

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Towing Cargo Trailer - Wind Resistance

Feb 16, 2017  There is never any wind tunnel tests on these v-nose trailers vs the flat front that im aware of. I am trying to maximize fuel efficiency in this particular setup, as i love this little diesel, when not towing i can get about 31 mpg highway and 27 with a mix of hwy and city driving.

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Aerodynamics - Americana RV

Tests, such as "roll down tests", help prove the effectiveness of aerodynamic improvements (Roll down tests are the poor man's wind tunnel). Here is how it works. First, find an old WWII airport in the Western Desert that is very flat, has very long runways, and (this is an important one) no air traffic.

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Developement and Testing Wind tunnel ...

Nov 22, 2009  SUBSCRIBE for daily car videos! vid.io/xkQMercedes-Benz SLS AMG Developement and Testing Wind tunnel Trailer

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Home - TruckWings

At the Automotive Research Center (ARC) wind tunnel, careful testing with a rolling floor showed TruckWings provided even higher savings under heavy crosswinds. Track Testing Extensive track testing at two different tracks confirmed we could reproduce the savings seen from the wind tunnel in controlled conditions.

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NASA - NASA Wind Tunnel Used by LLNL, Navistar to Test ...

The wind tunnel test section's huge size, 80 feet by 120 feet, makes it ideal for testing a full-scale semi with a 53-foot trailer. "This testing highlights a special opportunity for an Air Force-run facility to participate in research in areas beyond the Department of Defense and work to improve everyday issues such as fuel economy on national ...

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eCFR :: 40 CFR 1037.530 -- Wind-tunnel procedures for ...

The Office of the Federal Register publishes documents on behalf of Federal agencies but does not have any authority over their programs. We recommend you directly contact the agency responsible for the content in question.

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Aerodynamic: Ukrainian translation, definition, meaning ...

Aerodynamic - Ukrainian translation, definition, meaning, synonyms, pronunciation, transcription, antonyms, examples. English - Ukrainian Translator.

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Correlations of Platooning Track Test and Wind Tunnel Data

scale platooning of long-haul tractor trailers using both track testing and in-service evaluations in collaboration with LLNL wind tunnel testing and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling as called for in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Vehicle Technologies Office Annual

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Wind Tunnel Vehicle Testing Facility ARC

The ARC Wind Tunnel is a commercially and publicly available. ARC both builds scale models for its customers and also can providing consulting services to mount models built outside of ARC's engineering design and model making services. For information on booking contact ARC today via

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Find Posts About Wind Tunnel Testing - Droplet Trailer

Wind Tunnel Testing DROPLET is all about innovation. Our goal is to make sure the DROPLET trailer is the most efficient and comfortable tiny camper while

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Wind tunnel tests for mean wind loads on road vehicles ...

Mar 01, 2016  Scaled models were tested in the wind tunnel laboratory at Louisiana State University. The wind tunnel has a test section of 0.99 m height and 1.32 m width with a maximum velocity of 15 m/s approximately.The vehicle models were mounted on a turntable, which was attached to a six-component sting balance as shown in Fig. 3.The balance presents different design loads associated to the

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Wabash NationalVan Trailer Aerodynamics

Today, North American fleets and trailer operators can save up to 4.2% in fuel with our impact-resistant DuraPlate AeroSkirt or AeroSkirt CX trailer aerodynamics. Wabash uses sophisticated computational fluid dynamics modeling, wind tunnel and track testing for each of our product innovations— leveraging both our own internal testing as well ...

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Motorsports - A2 Wind Tunnel

A2 Wind Tunnel is a full scale professional level wind tunnel Located in North Carolina, USA with budget friendly pricing. Capable of testing full scale cars, motorcycles, bicycles, and

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Home - TruckWings

At the Automotive Research Center (ARC) wind tunnel, careful testing with a rolling floor showed TruckWings provided even higher savings under heavy crosswinds. Track Testing Extensive track testing at two different tracks confirmed we could reproduce the savings seen from the wind tunnel in controlled conditions.

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2.2 WIND SPEEDS REQUIRED TO UPSET VEHICLES

3.3. Wind Tunnel Tests The wind tunnel is a controlled environment with known wind speed and direction. The complex and largely unknown environment of a tornado, including gusts, turbulence, and debris, cannot be replicated in a wind tunnel. However, wind tunnel testing is commonly accepted and widely used to study the stability of vehicles (for

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Wind Tunnels of the Western Hemisphere

Library of Congress – Federal Research Division Aeronautical Wind Tunnels Western Hemisphere . INTRODUCTION . The wind tunnels in this catalog, classified according to speed regime, are presented in the following order: • Subsonic • Supersonic • Hypersonic The specific criteria used for each category are as follows: Wind Tunnel Category

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Wind Tunnel Teacher Notes - You Can Fly

before the wind tunnel is turned on. urn on the wind tunnel (ensure the fan is at the highest power setting).5. T fter a few moments, take note of the new weight in grams (to the tenth or hundredth).6. A.7 Subtract the weight found in step 6 from the weight found in step 4 to determine the amount of lift generated. ANGLE OF

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Commercial Vehicles Research Testing ARC

The advantage of the ARC scale model rolling road wind tunnel is that accurate testing can be done at the lowest cost compared to previous governmentally approved methods. In fact, previous methods are at best +/- 1% accurate on fuel economy improvements, while ARC's tunnel can produce +/- 0.25% accuracy. YouTube. Auto Research Center.

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Wind tunnel experiment on a heavy truck equipped with ...

Dec 01, 2017  This wind tunnel is a closed-circuit facility in vertical arrangement having two test sections: one of dimensions 14 m × 4 m (low speed boundary layer test section) and the other of dimensions 4 m × 4 m (high speed and low turbulence test section). Both the test sections are equipped with a turntable to perform crosswind study.

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DOE’s Effort to Improve Heavy Vehicle Fuel Efficiency ...

Analyzed wind tunnel test results for GSF2 — Analyzed wind tunnel test results on aerodynamically treated tanker-trailers — Continue to improve the design/performance of an integrated skirt and tail devices — Investigated tractor -trailer underbody flow for drag reduction — Investigated the performance of aero devices and integrated ...

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Improving the Aerodynamic Efficiency of Heavy-Duty ...

A wind-tunnel test campaign was undertaken in the NRC 9 m Wind Tunnel to evaluate the aerodynamic performance of various drag reduction concepts, with an emphasis on those for trailers, using a 30% scale model of modern tractor-trailer combinations. Project stakeholders also include Environment Canada's Transportation Division.

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