CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Here are our CFD links and discussions about aerodynamics, suspension, driver safety and tyres. Please stick to F1 on this forum.
flameracing
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Post by flameracing » Mon Mar 01, 2010 7:17 am

where can i upload my catia model
i like salty peanuts

mycadcae
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Post by mycadcae » Wed Mar 17, 2010 5:07 pm

CFDruss wrote:Hello Everyone,

This Thread is mainly for your aerodynamic learning pleasure!!! Me and a number of other F1Technical members have teamed up to create Geometries and then analyze their aerodynamic characteristics.

Please all feel free to contact me either via email or by posting on the thread if you want your own CAD model run in CFD, or if you have any questions about the models shown.

My Email: CFD@Play101.fsnet.co.uk MSN:Rascal1001@Hotmail.com
Keith Young (CAD Modeler): keith.a.young@comcast.net
Site Owner: tombatore@hotmail.com


In order to try and prevent overloading of the thread with pictures, all the pictures in the thread are being grouped and links will be posted for each model that CFD has been used on, so if pictures you seen at previous visits are not here, try the links ;) The links will be posted below. Please continue to post in this thread with any questions or comment you may have.

Enjoy!!!!
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Links

Rear Wing Model 1 (Alero)


USA SCCR Race Car - New

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what is new for 2010 for front and rear wing
Regard,
Nik Wan, Mechanical Designer, CATIA V5/ Solidworks/Autodesk Inventor/ AutoCAD

quattro
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Post by quattro » Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:56 am

Hello everybody,

i designed and analysed my own rear wing and i have now some problems with the end plates. they create hard vortexes on their upper side and i'm thinking now about how to reduce these vortexes.


you can see pictures here:

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Maybe you can give me some ideas how to improve my design?

Kind regards,

quattro

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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Post by mike_dangerous » Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:51 am

What about slots on the end plate like viewtopic.php?f=6&t=6608&start=75

Also maybe the shape of the end plate behind the wing...

quattro
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Post by quattro » Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:47 am

thanks, i will check that out!

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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Post by GTRdesign » Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:54 am

Hey there guys!

I'm currently building a Formula Vee car here in South Africa. It's a really competitive series with all the cars locally designed and built by guys in their garages. Check out http://www.formulaveesa.org.za to find out more.

I've been designing the car in Pro-E for the last 2 years or so and have finally started construction, with the chassis nearly complete. However, I've never had a chance to run the car through CFD.

Would anyone be interested in running it? would be quite cool to be able to compare theory and practice as it's a real car that will compete in a national championship, and changes etc... can be measure in the real world.

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regards,
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ringo
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Post by ringo » Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:50 am

quattro wrote:Hello everybody,

i designed and analysed my own rear wing and i have now some problems with the end plates. they create hard vortexes on their upper side and i'm thinking now about how to reduce these vortexes.


you can see pictures here:

Image


Image




Maybe you can give me some ideas how to improve my design?

Kind regards,

quattro
they are hard to get rid of, even with the slots. In fact i don't know if the slot enhances them or cancels them.
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you can try cutting the ends like how i have mine.
I also have gurneys on the edges like on the F10 ferrari. They cause that vertical blue area right behind the endplate.
I also made sure the element trailing edge met with the upper edge of the endplat and the cut out somewhat followed the curvature of the wing. In fact the wing profile is something i also put a lot of effort into carefully copying from pictures and correlating with the regulations.
Imitation reveals the little tricks. :)
For Sure!!

doopie2you
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Post by doopie2you » Mon May 17, 2010 12:49 pm

What programs do you people use to make these F1 models?
What does IDK means?? (someone) i dont know (other dude) OMG no one knows

PNSD
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Post by PNSD » Mon May 17, 2010 2:43 pm

Hello.

I was wondering if somebody could offer me some help with Fluent.

Ive done a 3d sim, I simply want to display the pathlines as shown here:
http://www.f1technical.net/articles/71

I know that I have to define where to release from but thats where I get stuck.

Say for example my flow domain is:

x = 10
y = 2
z= 4

And then say my object of interest is at:

x = 4 to 6
y = 0.75 to 1.25
z = 1 to 3

How would I go about setting my pathlines using such dimensions as an example. Is this clear?

Thankyou :)

Scania
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula 1

Post by Scania » Tue May 18, 2010 2:24 am

Would you try to design how the Turbo F1 2013 will look?

jian
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula

Post by jian » Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:32 pm

Hi I'm new here and I've just discovered this forum, I registered :lol:

Now I would like to know more about the famous f-duct first invented by the Mclaren this year, has anyone got reliable information ? If so, mind to share please?

Because I've googled for it a while now, & I don't get quite useful details about f-duct.

jian
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula

Post by jian » Thu Jul 29, 2010 3:23 am

What is the CFD software that you guys use?

Tonn
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula

Post by Tonn » Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:24 pm

I am useing CFDesingn
Does anybody know how do turn off the Auto Stop?
I just keep geting that message: Time Average Values have flattened - Auto Stop

ChrisTipper
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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula

Post by ChrisTipper » Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:42 am

Can I ask do all the F1 teams use CFD?
Engineering student,but still learning alot about Formula One cars and I can Admit that

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Re: CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics, Motorsport, Formula

Post by n_anirudh » Tue Aug 24, 2010 5:28 am

Yes, most do...esp Renault...who have a very aggressive aero program.



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