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Simon Royle

The Aerodynamics of a Rotating Wheel on a Race Car

By Simon Royle

 

Wheel image

 

Project Aims

  • To investigate the flow around and over a rotating wheel

  • Gather quantitative data of the lift and drag forces

  • Alter wheel diameter, depth and inset

  • Decide on idealised wheel and discuss feasibility of this for different class’ of race vehicle including the University Of Warwick Formula Student Car 2009.

 

My Availability For Term 2

Monday : 11:00-17:00

Tuesday : 12:00 - 14:00 and 15:00-17:00

Wednesday : 12:00 - 17:00

Thursday : 13:00 - 16:00

Friday : 13:00 - 17:00

For Term 2

Contact

email: simonroyle@btinternet.com

 S.Royle@warwick.ac.uk

Tel: 07824 878792