Aerodynamic forces and wake structure on a 2D model of a vehicle in ground effect

  • Solís-García, Pedro (Universidad de Málaga)
  • Zerzeri, Khaled (University College of Aviation & Technology)
  • Nouailli, Mariem (University College of Aviation & Technology)
  • Parras, Luis (Universidad de Málaga)
  • Durán-Venegas, Eduardo (Universidad de Málaga)

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In this research we perform numerical simulations and wind tunnel experiments of a D-shaped bluff body. Different flow conditions and ground-body distances are considered to analyse the ground effect on aerodynamic forces and wake structure.