aerodynamics

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the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow

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Additional team members include: Catherine Crawford , aerodynamicist, principal of Crawford Composites and one of the few women around the globe supervising a race team, which she currently does in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship; Lauren Elkins , motorsports engineer, track support technician and data analysis manager, who brings multiple years in IndyCar and sports car racing to the team; Jessica Rowe , a junior design engineer with a variety of race experience, both at track and in the design office; and Barbara Burns , a skilled motorsport professional specializing in communications, public relations, event management and media training for young professional athletes and drivers.
Theodore Von Karman, head of the Caltech Guggenheim's Aeronautical Laboratory and one the leading aerodynamicists in the world.
One of the first things he did was call a meeting with Theodore von Karman, one of the greatest aerodynamicists of the 20th century.
Here, with the same approach he used in his previous books on compressor aerodynamics, he discusses turbine aerodynamic design and analysis, for aerodynamicists who want to apply modern technology to the task.
Aerodynamicists are heavily reliant on computational fluid dynamics techniques.
Our new aerodynamicists have quite a challenge on their hands and coupled with our new windtunnel, we now expect to take a corrective course of action.
JAGUAR have continued their behind-the-scenes reshuffle with the appointment of two new aerodynamicists.
The unsung heroes of all this are the aerodynamicists and model makers - they are essentially the second race team.
In the past, aerodynamicists, physicists, and product engineers relied on CAD geometry and manual changes to create new design models.
Boeing aerodynamicists used advanced computational fluid dynamics to combine rake tip technology with a dual feather winglet concept into one advanced treatment for the wings of the 737 MAX.
com), Koester points out that the Flex posed a particular challenge to the aerodynamicists, as the concept vehicle, the Ford Fairlane, which had been shown at auto shows and elsewhere, had built up a fan following: "Everyone liked the style and the shape, so we couldn't change it.
As aerodynamicists, the collaboration with RAND over the coming years will allow us to explore with more freedom solutions that otherwise would remain merely abstract concepts.