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Author Katz, Joseph, 1947-

Title Race car aerodynamics : designing for speed / by Joseph Katz
Edition Revised second edition
Published Cambridge, MA, USA : R. Bentley, [1995]


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 W'PONDS  629.228 Kat/Rca  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents Aerodynamics and race cars -- Aerodynamic forces and terms -- Tools of the trade -- Airfoils and wings -- Aerodynamics and vehicle performance -- Aerodynamics of the complete vehicle -- Real-world examples -- Appendix 1 : Drag coefficients -- Appendix 2 : Wind tunnels
Summary "Summarizes the secrets of the rapidly developing field of high-speed vehicle design. Author Joseph Katz provides clear explanations for both the engineer who wants to improve his or her design skills and enthusiasts who simply want to understand how their favorite race cars go fast."--Publisher description
Analysis Automobiles, Racing Aerodynamics
Automobiles, Racing Design and construction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Automobiles, Racing -- Aerodynamics.
Automobiles, Racing -- Design and construction.
LC no. 95034326
ISBN 0837601428 alkaline paper
Other Titles New directions in race car aerodynamics