Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2017, Article ID 5781038, 16 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5781038
Research Article

A New Method to Optimize the Wake Flow of a Vehicle: The Leading Edge Rotating Cylinder

1Mechanical Department, Jilin University, Nanling Campus, Changchun 130025, China
2China FAW Group Corporation R&D Center, Changchun 130011, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Guofeng Yao; nc.ude.ulj@fgoay

Received 16 February 2017; Revised 17 April 2017; Accepted 21 May 2017; Published 28 June 2017

Academic Editor: Sébastien Poncet

Copyright © 2017 Nan Shao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. H. Ouyang, Z. Zhang, P. Wu et al., “Wind Tunnel Experiment for Optimizing JT6120 Bus Aerodynamic Characteristics,” Automotive Engineering, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 171–175, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  2. J.-F. Beaudoin and J.-L. Aider, “Drag and lift reduction of a 3D bluff body using flaps,” Experiments in Fluids, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 491–501, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. Z. Wu, Q. Wei, K. Seizo et al., “The effect of length and inclined angle of air deflectors on reducing drag of large bluff-end vehicles,” Automotive engineering, vol. 6, pp. 634–637, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  4. D. Geropp and H.-J. Odenthal, “Drag reduction of motor vehicles by active flow control using the Coanda effect,” Experiments in Fluids, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 74–85, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. E. Konstantinidis and D. Bouris, “The effect of nonharmonic forcing on bluff-body aerodynamics at a low Reynolds number,” Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, vol. 98, no. 6-7, pp. 245–252, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. Y. Zhuang, X. Sun, D. Huang, and G. Wu, “Numerical study on aerodynamic performances of the wind turbine rotor with leading-edge rotation,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 4, no. 6, Article ID 063103, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. Y.-Y. Zhang, D.-G. Huang, X.-J. Sun, and G.-Q. Wu, “Exploration in optimal design of an airfoil with a leading edge rotating cylinder,” Journal of Thermal Science, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 318–325, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. M. Lopes, D. Welsh, R. Gates et al., “The effects of a leading edge rotating cylinder on the performance of a NACA 0015 airfoil at high angles of attack,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference - SciTech Forum and Exposition 2014, National Harbor, Maryland, Md, USA, January 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. B. M. Badry, Y.-J. Lee, W.-T. Chong et al., “Numerical analysis of the effect of vortex control mechanism on longitudinal aerodynamics of lifting body,” Aerospace Science and Technology, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 232–238, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. J. Hoffman, B. Martindale, S. Arnette, J. Williams, and S. Wallis, “Effect of test section configuration on aerodynamic drag measurements,” SAE Technical Papers, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. V. T. Shekar, A. Thuraimoni, S. Reddy, and A. Cherukuri, “A holistic approach to aerodynamics of intercity and interurban buses,” SAE Technical Papers, vol. 1, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. L. Fu and X. Liu, “A Study on the wake structure of typical automobile shapes,” Automotive Engineering, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 343–347, 1996. View at Google Scholar
  13. J. Nocedal and S. J. Wright, Numerical Optimization, Springer Science+Business Media, Inc., 1999. View at MathSciNet
  14. W. Winn, Introduction to understandable physics: Volume I- Mechanics, AuthorHouse, 2010.
  15. S. Yang, S. Feng, S. Wang et al., “Instability of aluminum honeycomb sandwich panel under blast loading,” Chinese Journal of High Pressure Physics, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 193–201, 2017. View at Google Scholar
  16. D. Halliday and R. Resnick, Fundamentals of Physics, John Wiley Sons, Inc., 1970.