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Re: aero figs
At 12:31 PM 8/8/96 -0500, Stephen Williams <email@example.com> wrote:
> The Volvo keeps up via more horsepower.
Are we discussing coefficient of drag here?
I believe that although the horsepower will enable the
Volvo wagon to keep up with respect to the velocity of other
cars it may be racing with :> (e.g., Audi),
the coefficient of drag for the Volvo might be lower
by virtue of a lack of air resistance.
And, Eric, I believe that the low drag coefficient might be a result of,
for example, lower surface area normal to the direction of fluid flow (sides
of "box" :> are flatter).