In an attempt to achieve a balance between Reynolds number, model scale, and tunnel blockage issues, a 1:3 scale heavy-vehicle testing program has been initiated at the Monash University 1.4-MW wind tunnel.
A forum at the 2013 SEMA Show discussed three approaches to ensure performance parts compliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 126. Panelists also explained how simulation data, and kinematics and compliance measurements, can improve performance parts design.
Dassault Aviation's next-generation integrated digital avionics systems contribute to enhanced air safety in civil applications.
Stiffer-bodied sports car gains wind-aided performance with supercharging and downforce for faster lap times.