Investigation of drag coefficient at low velocity for front of two wheels vehicle based on CFD method

Authors(4) :-Indresh Kumar Jain, M. S. Khidiya, M. A. Saloda, Chitranjan Agarwal

Two wheels vehicles for city use are common in Asia and particularly in India. Two wheels vehicle is in large population because of affordability, efficiency and economic purposes. In the 10 to 20 years the market turned to bigger swept volumes vehicles such as 250 and 500 cc. This makes two wheels vehicle market richer and more adult, which needs a attractive design, comfort and stability at all speed. On the other hand, most of the vehicles for city uses at low velocities. For better performance of vehicles need more development of the engines and design makes two-wheeler aerodynamic characteristics analysis is much more necessary now. In this work, by using CFD method external flow field of a two wheels vehicle’s front is analysed including the driver. Summarized data and the computational results are obtained, including velocity field, pressure field, and coefficient of drag. This work will provide specific reference significance to the numerical simulation on motorcycle and motorcycle design on the future.

Authors and Affiliations

Indresh Kumar Jain
Department of Mechanical Engineering ,CTAE, Udaipur Rajasthan, India
M. S. Khidiya
Department of Mechanical Engineering ,CTAE, Udaipur Rajasthan, India
M. A. Saloda
Department of Mechanical Engineering ,CTAE, Udaipur Rajasthan, India
Chitranjan Agarwal
Department of Mechanical Engineering ,CTAE, Udaipur Rajasthan, India

Two-Wheeler, Rider, CFD, Simulation, Coefficient of Drag

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 3 | May-June 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 682-685
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET17349
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Indresh Kumar Jain, M. S. Khidiya, M. A. Saloda, Chitranjan Agarwal, " Investigation of drag coefficient at low velocity for front of two wheels vehicle based on CFD method, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.682-685, May-June-2017.
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