Engineering >> Mechanical EngineeringAerodynamics of an Airfoilby Lucas Carita
Submitted : Spring 2011 Given a set of data for the down force as a function of values for “angles of attack” versus three velocities, I found the equations for down force versus angle at each velocity. Then I calculated the value of the “angle of attack” that yields an optimum value for the down force, in order to maximize the performance of a race car for three different velocities.
