Dataset for SAE 2018-01-0725 "On the Aerodynamics of an Enclosed-Wheel Racing Car: an assessment and proposal of add-on devices for a fourth, high-performance configuration of the DrivAer model"

Expansion dataset for the SAE Technical Paper 2018-01-0725, which includes:

- experimental results (Figures 10 to 18) in spreadsheet format.
- summary of experimental testing conditions per run.
- details of statistical analysis per blocking factor (i.e. group of testing cases).
- addition of corrected coefficients for wall interference (wind tunnel area blockage of 10.2%).

SUMMARY:

A. Front bumper splitter:

Figure 10. Front bumper splitter: influence of splitter size on aerodynamic loads.

B. Forebody lateral strakes:

Figure 11. Forebody lateral strakes: influence of strake size on aerodynamic loads.
Figure 12. Forebody lateral strakes: influence of assembly set on aerodynamic loads.

C. Rear-end spoiler:

Figure 13. Rear-end spoiler: influence of spoiler angle on aerodynamic loads.
Figure 14. Rear-end spoiler: influence of spoiler size on aerodynamic loads.

D. Underfloor diffuser:

Figure 15. Underbody diffuser: influence of the diffuser angle on aerodynamic loads.
Figure 16. Underbody diffuser: influence of longitudinal separators on aerodynamic loads.

E. DrivAer high-performance Fastback configuration:

Figure 17. High-performance Fastback DrivAer configuration: comparison of aerodynamic loads against the standard version.
Figure 18. High-performance Fastback DrivAer configuration: Reynolds number sensitivity of aerodynamic loads.


In reference to the publication:

Soares, R., Knowles, A., Goñalons Olives, S., Garry, K. et al., "On the Aerodynamics of an Enclosed-Wheel Racing Car: An Assessment and Proposal of Add-On Devices for a Fourth, High-Performance Configuration of the DrivAer Model," SAE Technical Paper 2018-01-0725, 2018, https://doi.org/10.4271/2018-01-0725.