Monday
Aug292011

Aerodynamic Breakthrough

Using a detailed semi-truck scale model in its wind tunnel in Indianapolis, ARC found that there was a 12.4% increase in aerodynamic drag with the rolling road, compared to a stationary road.

“The significance here is that we're not talking a percentage or two,” ARC business development manager Fritz Marinko says. “Just between turning the road on and off, we're measuring a minimum 12% difference in drag. And that's just in a simplistic truck model.”

You can read the rest of the article at Trail-BodyBuilders.com.

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