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Yann Le Fraillec

Decathlon explains - Using 3D scanning & simulations to design aerodynamic helmets

Yann Le Fraillec
Yann Le Fraillec10/27/2020

In cycling, aerodynamics are key: every mili-Newton of air resistance matters. So here's how Decathlon uses 3D scanning techniques and simulations to make drastic aerodynamic improvements!


Vincent Keromnes

Volkswagen Golf Aerodynamics - How to cut emissions even further

Vincent Keromnes
Vincent Keromnes10/15/2020

The Volkswagen Golf is an automotive icon. Let's look at how they have improved the aerodynamics over the years, and what the future could hold in store!


Nicolas Berberoff Naval

Big Wave Surfing - Simulating Ian Walsh's Ride

Nicolas Berberoff Naval
Nicolas Berberoff Naval10/8/2020

Surfing is an extremely dynamic sport, with biomechanics, aerodynamics & hydrodynamics coming together. Check out how Red Bull Performance Center and Falcon Pursuit helped improve Ian Walsh's ride through simulations!


Nicolas Berberoff Naval

Specialized - How to Design Aerodynamic Road Bikes

Nicolas Berberoff Naval
Nicolas Berberoff Naval10/1/2020

Aerodynamics at Specialized - In an interview with Mio Suzuki, aerodynamics expert at Specialized, we learn how they combine simulations, wind tunnel and road tests to make their road bikes ever more aerodynamic


Lucas Marchesini

Formula Air Grand Prix - Racing in the Sky

Lucas Marchesini
Lucas Marchesini9/24/2020

The Formula Air Grand Prix is a racing series in the sky created to advance Urban Air Mobility technology. Novel propeller, aerodynamics & drivetrain tech will make their way into aviation!


Nicolas Berberoff Naval

Formula One Aerodynamics - An Interview with Dominic Harlow

Nicolas Berberoff Naval
Nicolas Berberoff Naval9/10/2020

Aerodynamics are a key element in the development & performance of Formula One cars. In this interview, Dominic Harlow describes his experience in F1 and how aerodynamics blend with other goals & limits on the car.


Nicolas Berberoff Naval

Sailing Yacht Aerodynamics & Hydrodynamics

Nicolas Berberoff Naval
Nicolas Berberoff Naval9/3/2020

Sail design & hull design used to be a fairly split business. But with the advent of foiling, the aerodynamics & hydrodynamics of sails & hull are increasingly working in harmony!


Benjamin Rembold

3D Flow Measurement in the Wind Tunnel - A Formula Student Case Study

Benjamin Rembold
Benjamin Rembold8/27/2020

Visualizing the flow in a wind tunnel is a challenge. Using a state-of-the-art 3D measurement probe, the Academic Motorsports Club Zurich uncovered and improved the airflow around their eiger race car.


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  • iMec
  • Voxdale
  • Professional MotorSport World Awards – MotorSport Technology of the Year

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  • KU Leuven
  • Inholland
  • Linkoping University