Understanding Formula 1: Factory Hinwil. Wind Tunnel.


In the wind tunnel, the BMW Sauber F1 Team develops the aerodynamics of the F1.09. To do this, the engineers use virtual tools, such as Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), as well as real methods. These include a 60-percent model, which the team uses to realistically create and trace the effects of various forces on the car.

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