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Title: March 2000 Working Group Meeting on Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic DragL Presentations and Summary of Comments and Conclusions

Abstract

A Working Group Meeting on Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic Drag was held at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on March 16, 2000. The purpose of the meeting was to present technical details on the experimental and computational plans and approaches and provide an update on progress in the analysis of experimental results, model developments, simulations, and an investigation of an aerodynamic device. The focus of the meeting was a review of University of Southern California's (USC) experimental plans and results, NASA Ames experimental plans, the computational results from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) for the integrated tractor-trailer benchmark geometry called the Ground Transportation System (GTS) Model, and turbulence model development and benchmark simulation for a rounded cube from California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Much of the meeting discussion involved deficiencies in commercial software, needed modeling improvements, and the importance of detailed data for code validation. The present and projected budget and funding situation was also discussed. Presentations were given by representatives from the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Transportation Technology Office of Heavy Vehicle Technology (OHVT), LLNL, SNL, NASA Ames, USC, and Caltech. Representatives from Argonne National Laboratory also participated via telephone. This report contains themore » technical presentations (viewgraphs) delivered at the Meeting, briefly summarizes the comments and conclusions, and outlines the future action items. There were 3 major issues raised at the meeting. (1) Our funding is inadequate to satisfy industries request for high Reynolds number experimentation and computation. Plans are to respond to the DOD and DOE requests for proposals, which require a 50-50 cost share with industry, to acquire funding for high Reynolds number experiments at NASA Ames. (2) The deficiencies in commercial software, the need for model improvements and validation, and the unavailability of a detailed database for advanced model validation needs to be recognized. (3) The need for industrial collaboration appears to be a requirement for acquiring funding.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Defense Programs (DP) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
793867
Report Number(s):
UCRL-ID-139020
TRN: US200302%%665
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-Eng-48
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 15 May 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; AERODYNAMICS; ANL; BENCHMARKS; GEOMETRY; NASA; REYNOLDS NUMBER; SIMULATION; TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS; TURBULENCE; VALIDATION

Citation Formats

McCallen, R, Flowers, D, Dunn, T, Owens, J, Browand, F, Hammache, M, Loenard, A, Brady, M, Salari, K, Rutledge, W, Scheckler, R, Ross, J, Storms, B, Heineck, J T, and Arledge, T. March 2000 Working Group Meeting on Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic DragL Presentations and Summary of Comments and Conclusions. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/793867.
McCallen, R, Flowers, D, Dunn, T, Owens, J, Browand, F, Hammache, M, Loenard, A, Brady, M, Salari, K, Rutledge, W, Scheckler, R, Ross, J, Storms, B, Heineck, J T, & Arledge, T. March 2000 Working Group Meeting on Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic DragL Presentations and Summary of Comments and Conclusions. United States. doi:10.2172/793867.
McCallen, R, Flowers, D, Dunn, T, Owens, J, Browand, F, Hammache, M, Loenard, A, Brady, M, Salari, K, Rutledge, W, Scheckler, R, Ross, J, Storms, B, Heineck, J T, and Arledge, T. Mon . "March 2000 Working Group Meeting on Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic DragL Presentations and Summary of Comments and Conclusions". United States. doi:10.2172/793867. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/793867.
@article{osti_793867,
title = {March 2000 Working Group Meeting on Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic DragL Presentations and Summary of Comments and Conclusions},
author = {McCallen, R and Flowers, D and Dunn, T and Owens, J and Browand, F and Hammache, M and Loenard, A and Brady, M and Salari, K and Rutledge, W and Scheckler, R and Ross, J and Storms, B and Heineck, J T and Arledge, T},
abstractNote = {A Working Group Meeting on Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic Drag was held at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on March 16, 2000. The purpose of the meeting was to present technical details on the experimental and computational plans and approaches and provide an update on progress in the analysis of experimental results, model developments, simulations, and an investigation of an aerodynamic device. The focus of the meeting was a review of University of Southern California's (USC) experimental plans and results, NASA Ames experimental plans, the computational results from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) for the integrated tractor-trailer benchmark geometry called the Ground Transportation System (GTS) Model, and turbulence model development and benchmark simulation for a rounded cube from California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Much of the meeting discussion involved deficiencies in commercial software, needed modeling improvements, and the importance of detailed data for code validation. The present and projected budget and funding situation was also discussed. Presentations were given by representatives from the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Transportation Technology Office of Heavy Vehicle Technology (OHVT), LLNL, SNL, NASA Ames, USC, and Caltech. Representatives from Argonne National Laboratory also participated via telephone. This report contains the technical presentations (viewgraphs) delivered at the Meeting, briefly summarizes the comments and conclusions, and outlines the future action items. There were 3 major issues raised at the meeting. (1) Our funding is inadequate to satisfy industries request for high Reynolds number experimentation and computation. Plans are to respond to the DOD and DOE requests for proposals, which require a 50-50 cost share with industry, to acquire funding for high Reynolds number experiments at NASA Ames. (2) The deficiencies in commercial software, the need for model improvements and validation, and the unavailability of a detailed database for advanced model validation needs to be recognized. (3) The need for industrial collaboration appears to be a requirement for acquiring funding.},
doi = {10.2172/793867},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {5}
}

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