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The Impact of Design, Position and Combination of Aerodynamic Devices on Drag and Fuel Consumption

Journal Article
2015-01-2894
ISSN: 1946-391X, e-ISSN: 1946-3928
Published September 29, 2015 by SAE International in United States
The Impact of Design, Position and Combination of Aerodynamic Devices on Drag and Fuel Consumption
Citation: Surcel, M. and Shetty, M., "The Impact of Design, Position and Combination of Aerodynamic Devices on Drag and Fuel Consumption," SAE Int. J. Commer. Veh. 8(2):722-731, 2015, https://doi.org/10.4271/2015-01-2894.
Language: English

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