aerodynamics aerodynamics  /ˌɛ roʊ daɪ ˈnæ mɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow

Usage(s):

  1. The company has tried to pick up speed in other ways too, from altering Bos' riding position to using compressive clothing that supports his muscles and improves aerodynamics.
  2. But Thomas Edison, like Leonardo da Vinci, attacked the problem of aerodynamics early in his inventive career.
  3. When they were young men and in the bicycle business they continued to study aerodynamics.

News

  1. Hey, what's up with those weird, pelican-shaped bulges on the front of F1 cars these days?

    Hey, what's up with those weird, pelican-shaped bulges on the front of F1 cars these days? F1-Gears has a surprisingly in-depth aerodynamics analysis.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  2. Watch Dust Paint The Aerodynamics Of WRC Rally Cars

    The WRC takes totally standard affordable hatchbacks, strips them to the shell, and fills them with racing components and top-grade aerodynamics. Now you can see all that aero, painted in dust. This video is from the Acropolis Rally in Greece a few weekends ago. It's amazing to see what looks like dust shooting out of the rear window. What you're really seeing is very refined management of high ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

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Quotes

  1. "It wasn't aerodynamics," Gordon said, "because Kyle hit the wall. I can't tell you how many times he tried to give this race away by slamming the wall. His right side was destroyed."
    on May 11, 2008 By: Jeff Gordon Source: ThatsRacin.com

  2. "One of my main tasks over the past six months has been to attract new talent to the Honda Racing F1 Team and we have made a number of key appointments in the areas of aerodynamics, design, engineering, marketing and on the racing team," said...
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Nick Fry Source: Bangkok Post

  3. "The Team Target cars were very quick right off the trailer," said Dixon, who earned his 10th career pole and second at Kansas. "We didn't have to do too much to them. These cars are very critical to aerodynamics, especially when you're by...
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Scott Dixon Source: USA Today

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