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Old   February 2, 2021, 23:43
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I'm analyzing automotive aerodynamics. I have a question.
(http://www.cham.co.uk/phoenics/d_pol...6/main-men.htm)

What is a reference area in X, Y, Z??
(Main menu-output-output of forces and moments on blockage objects -setting)

*my vehicle size
L : 4.92m
W : 1.59m
H : 1.74m

Please let me know.
Thank you in advance.
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Old   February 15, 2021, 07:58
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For the calculation of the drag coefficient, the reference area will be the projected frontal area of the vehicle.
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