Numerical Study of Aerodynamic Interactions in a Homogeneous Multi-vehicle Formation
Paper i proceeding, 2016

An accurate and affordable method to study the flow features associated with vehicles in a homogeneous platooning is presented in this paper. It was found that only one pitch of a long-line periodic platoon would provide a sufficiently accurate observation of the flow interaction in the inter-vehicle region of the vehicles offering a significant reduction of the computational effort. The simulations of flow at Reynolds number of 30000 are made for a periodic platoon including slanted-back Ahmed bodies with a slant angle of 25 degrees and for four inter-vehicle distances, d/L = 0.1, 0.3, 0.5 and 1.

Författare

Maryam Mirzaei

Chalmers, Tillämpad mekanik, Strömningslära

Sinisa Krajnovic

Chalmers, Tillämpad mekanik, Strömningslära

Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Jets, Wakes and Separated Flows

1867-4941 (eISSN)

Vol. 185 289-294

Drivkrafter

Hållbar utveckling

Styrkeområden

Transport

Ämneskategorier

Strömningsmekanik och akustik

DOI

10.1007/978-3-319-30602-5_36

ISBN

978-3-319-30602-5