Road Vehicle Aerodynamics detailed syllabus for Automobile Engineering (AUTO) for 2021 regulation curriculum has been taken from the Anna Universities official website and presented for the AUTO students. For course code, course name, number of credits for a course and other scheme related information, do visit full semester subjects post given below.
For Automobile Engineering 6th Sem scheme and its subjects, do visit AUTO 6th Sem 2021 regulation scheme. For Professional Elective-VII scheme and its subjects refer to AUTO Professional Elective-VII syllabus scheme. The detailed syllabus of road vehicle aerodynamics is as follows.
SCOPE OF ROAD VEHICLE AERODYNAMICS 9 Introduction, Properties of Incompressible Fluids, Flow Phenomena Related to Vehicles, Overall Forces and Moments, Resistances to Vehicle Motion, Performance, Fuel Consumption and Fuel Economy, Strategy for Lowest Fuel Consumption.
AERODYNAMIC DRAG ON COMMERCIAL VEHICLES 9 Relation between Tractive Resistance, Drag Reduction and Fuel Consumption, Aerodynamic Drag Coefficients of Various Commercial Vehicles, Drag Minimization on Trucks, Buses. Add- on devices for drag reduction. Reduction of Vehicle Soiling.
WIND TUNNELS, MEASUREMENT AND TEST TECHNIQUES 9 Fundamentals of Wind Tunnel Technique, Tests with Reduced-Scale Models Details of Model Construction and Test Technique, Reynolds Number Effects, Climatic Tunnels. Measuring Equipment and Transducers – Measurement of Aerodynamic Forces and Moments, Pressure Measurements, Measurement of the Airflow Velocity, Temperature Measurement.
- Alan Pope, Jewel B. Barlow, William H. Rae Low speed wind tunnel testing, John Wiley & Sons, Third edition, 1999
- Hucho. W.H. – Aerodynamic of Road Vehicles -From Fluid Mechanics to Vehicle Engineering, Society of Automotive Engineers, U.S, Fourth edition, 1998
- R.H.Barnard-Road vehicle aerodynamic design, An Introduction , Mechaero publications, Third edition, 2010
- T. Yomi Obidi – Theory and Applications of Aerodynamics for Ground Vehicles , SAE International, 2014
For detailed syllabus of all the other subjects of Automobile Engineering 6th Sem, visit AUTO 6th Sem subject syllabuses for 2021 regulation.
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