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Flapper Drones - Bio-inspired Flight

Matěj Karásek
Matěj Karásek
5/18/2021

Bio-inspired flight draws inspiration from nature to make drones fly using bird-like wings Read More


Aerodynamic Shape Optimization

Wouter Remmerie
Wouter Remmerie
4/22/2021

Adjoint optimization techniques have made it possible to automatically optimize the shape of a vehicle, athlete, plane or drone to improve its aerodynamic performance. Read More


The Oceanbird Wind Powered Vessel

Claudia Jiménez Cuesta
Claudia Jiménez Cuesta
4/13/2021

The Oceanbird vessel claims a 90% reduction in emissions through the use of large sails to propel the ship. Is this the future of shipping? Read More


Vehicle Water Management

Wouter Remmerie
Wouter Remmerie
3/30/2021

Vehicle water and dirt management is a key area where manufacturers are investing a lot of resource. Using hydrodynamic and CFD simulations, companies can now model and optimise the behaviour of water flows and dirt particles. Read More


The Case of the Mercedes EQC Drag Coefficient

Wouter Remmerie
Wouter Remmerie
2/16/2021

The Mercedes EQC drag coefficient showed some interesting results when AirShaper CFD simulations were conducted with the car in reverse. What does this tell us about the aerodynamic behaviour of SUV’s? Read More


Camera Pod Aerodynamics

James Aarestad
James Aarestad
1/5/2021

Trains may move in a straight line, but the aerodynamics are very fascinating: tunnel boom, cross-winds, efficiency and more determine their shapes! Read More


Rally Cars in Wind Tunnels

Lluis Vazquez Vilamajo
Lluis Vazquez Vilamajo
12/22/2020

Aerodynamics aren't just for Formula 1 - More & more, they are becoming the key factor for a good Rally Car. This blog details how they have been tested in the wind tunnel over the past years. Read More


Pickup Truck Aerodynamics

Jelle Van Weert
Jelle Van Weert
12/8/2020

The WLTP emissions regulations are putting tremendous pressure on pickup trucks and addons designed for them. This blog details how innovative aerodynamic design can help comply with regulations. Read More


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