CFD - 2022 Ferrari F1-75 (sidepod analysis)

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Re: CFD - 2022 Ferrari F1-75 (sidepod analysis)

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vorticism wrote:
Sun Mar 26, 2023 3:59 pm
Why are there hot spots (high pressure) on the top of the rear tyres? I'd have thought the opposite would occur there.
Boundary layer dragged on the surface of spinning tyres from the back collides with the oncoming air that comes from the front. This high pressure zone is the source of the two vortices forming on top of the tyre.

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Re: CFD - 2022 Ferrari F1-75 (sidepod analysis)

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Vanja #66 wrote:
Sun Mar 26, 2023 4:08 pm
vorticism wrote:
Sun Mar 26, 2023 3:59 pm
Why are there hot spots (high pressure) on the top of the rear tyres? I'd have thought the opposite would occur there.
Boundary layer dragged on the surface of spinning tyres from the back collides with the oncoming air that comes from the front. This high pressure zone is the source of the two vortices forming on top of the tyre.

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+1 I expect the vortex shedding and a hot spot on the broad leading front face, but not these tortured little hot spots so high up. Interesting.
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