Aerodynamics

The study of the interaction between air and the solid bodies moving through it. See The Aerodynamic Development of the Formula One Car

Aerodynamics

• (n.) The science which treats of the air and other gaseous bodies under the action of force, and of their mechanical effects.
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aerodynamics

(ār″o-di-nam´iks) the science of air or gases in motion, and objects or forces that cause such motion.
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Aërodynamics

A`ër·o·dy·nam'ics noun [ Aëro- + dynamics : confer French aérodynamique .] The science which treats of the air and other gaseous bodies under the action of force, and of their mechanical effects.
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aerodynamics

A model of a supersonic transport is tested in a wind tunnel at NASA's Langley Research Center in July 1973. Credit: NASA The branch of physics dealing with the flow of air or other gas around a body in motion relative to it. Aerodynamic forces depend on the body's size, shape, and velocity; and...
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aerodynamics

aerodynamics 1. The study of air and other gases in motion, the forces that set them in motion, and the results of such motions. 2. The study of the effects of air in motion on an object; either objects moving through air; such as, aircraft or automobiles, or stationary objects affected by moving air; for example, bridges or tall buildings. The t...
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Aerodynamics

Aerodynamics is a branch of physical science, which treats of the properties and motions of elastic fluids (air, gases), and of the appliances by which these are exemplified. This subject is often explained in connection with hydrodynamics.
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aerodynamics

aerodynamics, study of gases in motion. As the principal application of aerodynamics is the design of aircraft, air is the gas with which the science is most concerned. Although aerodynamics is primarily concerned with flight, its principles are also used in designing automobile and train bodies for...
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aerodynamics

Branch of fluid physics that studies the forces exerted by air or other gases in motion. Examples include the airflow around bodies moving at speed through the atmosphere (such as land vehicles, bullets, rockets, and aircraft), the behaviour of gas in engines and furnaces, air conditioning of buildings, the deposition of snow, the operation of air&...
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aerodynamics

branch of physics that deals with the motion of air and other gaseous fluids and with the forces acting on bodies passing through such a fluid. ... [13 related articles]
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Aerodynamics

Motorcycle aerodynamics refers to bike designs that have as little air resistance as possible to ach
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Aerodynamics

The science of the laws relating to forces acting on bodies moving in the air.
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aerodynamics

The science or study of the forces acting on an aircraft in motion
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aerodynamics

The study of air and other gases in motion, the forces that set them in motion, and the results of such motion. ... Origin: aero-+ G. Dynamis, force ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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aerodynamics

Type: Term Pronunciation: ār′ō-dī-nam′iks Definitions: 1. The study of air and other gases in motion, the forces that set them in motion, and the results of such motion.
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