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CFD Analysis of an Electric Race Car
Posted Fri March 26, 2010 @02:15PM
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Application Many see the future of automobiles to be electric, so it's only natural to assume that the same may apply to motor racing.

Luke Horsfall is one who believes electric race cars have a bright future, having set up Horsfall Racing (along with Laura Horsfall) to build electric race cars and race them in the F24+ electric race car class in the UK.

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The restrictions of this particular formula keep budgets and speeds relatively low (at least by Formula 1 standards). Making best use of the limited power in F24+ is crucial, and that places the emphasis on low-drag, aerodynamic race cars - this is territory ripe for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).

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