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Numerical Research on Aerodynamic Performance of a Van



Zheng Wei, Qian-Jian Guo and Xiao-Ni Qi
 
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This study studies the van of 118 made in chang’an company and the modified models. According to the simulation, the aerodynamic characteristics of the small van and the modified vans are obtained. The conclusion is that the drag of modified small vans are lower than the initial one by analyzing the aerodynamic performance of small vans. The computed results can give a reference for study of the aerodynamic resistance reduction on a van for energy saving. And the results of the optimized shape can provide a theoretical basis for the related research.

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Zheng Wei, Qian-Jian Guo and Xiao-Ni Qi, 2013. Numerical Research on Aerodynamic Performance of a Van. Journal of Applied Sciences, 13: 5766-5795.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2013.5766.5795

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2013.5766.5795
 
Received: August 06, 2013; Accepted: November 06, 2013; Published: February 26, 2014



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