Year 2016, Volume 5 , Issue 2, Pages 53 - 60 2016-07-01

The Determination Of Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient Of Truck and Trailer Model By Wind Tunnel Tests

Cihan Bayındırlı [1] , Yahya Erkan Akansu [2] , Mustafa Sahir Salman [3]


In this study, surface pressure and drag measurements were conducted for a heavy vehicle model consisted of 1/32 scaled truck and trailer which was placed in a wind tunnel. The wind tunnel tests of truck trailer combination were carried out in the range of 117 000 - 844 000 Reynolds numbers. The pressure coefficient (CP) distribution and aerodynamic drag coefficient (CD) on truck and trailer were experimentally determined. The regions forming aerodynamic drag on the truck trailer was determined at the result of the flow visualization. The average drag coefficient (CD) was determined as 0.608 for truck. The drag coefficiens was obtained as 0,704 for truc trailer combination. The drag coefficient (CD ) increased 15.8%, when the trailer was attached to the truck.
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Authors

Author: Cihan Bayındırlı

Author: Yahya Erkan Akansu

Author: Mustafa Sahir Salman

Dates

Publication Date : July 1, 2016

Bibtex @ { ijaet259226, journal = {International Journal of Automotive Engineering and Technologies}, issn = {}, eissn = {2146-9067}, address = {}, publisher = {Murat CİNİVİZ}, year = {2016}, volume = {5}, pages = {53 - 60}, doi = {10.18245/ijaet.11754}, title = {The Determination Of Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient Of Truck and Trailer Model By Wind Tunnel Tests}, key = {cite}, author = {Bayındırlı, Cihan and Akansu, Yahya Erkan and Salman, Mustafa Sahir} }
APA Bayındırlı, C , Akansu, Y , Salman, M . (2016). The Determination Of Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient Of Truck and Trailer Model By Wind Tunnel Tests. International Journal of Automotive Engineering and Technologies , 5 (2) , 53-60 . DOI: 10.18245/ijaet.11754
MLA Bayındırlı, C , Akansu, Y , Salman, M . "The Determination Of Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient Of Truck and Trailer Model By Wind Tunnel Tests". International Journal of Automotive Engineering and Technologies 5 (2016 ): 53-60 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijaet/issue/24459/259226>
Chicago Bayındırlı, C , Akansu, Y , Salman, M . "The Determination Of Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient Of Truck and Trailer Model By Wind Tunnel Tests". International Journal of Automotive Engineering and Technologies 5 (2016 ): 53-60
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ISNAD Bayındırlı, Cihan , Akansu, Yahya Erkan , Salman, Mustafa Sahir . "The Determination Of Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient Of Truck and Trailer Model By Wind Tunnel Tests". International Journal of Automotive Engineering and Technologies 5 / 2 (July 2016): 53-60 . https://doi.org/10.18245/ijaet.11754
AMA Bayındırlı C , Akansu Y , Salman M . The Determination Of Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient Of Truck and Trailer Model By Wind Tunnel Tests. International Journal of Automotive Engineering and Technologies. 2016; 5(2): 53-60.
Vancouver Bayındırlı C , Akansu Y , Salman M . The Determination Of Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient Of Truck and Trailer Model By Wind Tunnel Tests. International Journal of Automotive Engineering and Technologies. 2016; 5(2): 60-53.