Sport Aerodynamics / Edition 1

Sport Aerodynamics / Edition 1

by Helge Noerstrud
     
 

In many sports, the aerodynamic drag force constitutes the major obstacle to overcome. This book describes the various sport disciplines on the basis of aerodynamic analysis and features illustrative performance examples to examine biomechanical aspects.

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Overview

In many sports, the aerodynamic drag force constitutes the major obstacle to overcome. This book describes the various sport disciplines on the basis of aerodynamic analysis and features illustrative performance examples to examine biomechanical aspects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783211999455
Publisher:
Springer Vienna
Publication date:
12/13/2010
Series:
CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences Series, #506
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages:
331
Product dimensions:
0.71(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

H. Nørstrud: Basic Aerodynamics
L. Sætran: Factors influencing on running
G. Gibertini and D. Grassi: Cycling Aerodynamics
W. Müller and P. Hofmann: Performance factors in bicycling: Human power, drag, and rolling resistance
L. Sætran: Skin Suit Aerodynamics in Speed Skating
H. Nørstrud: Cross-Country Skiing
H. Nørstrud: Alpine Downhill and Speed-Skiing
W. Müller: Performance factors in ski jumping
W. Müller: Computer simulation of ski jumping based on wind tunnel data
W. Meile, W. Müller and E. Reisenberger Ski-Jumping Aerodynamics: Model-Experiments and CFD-Simulations
H. Nørstrud: Some Aspects of Ski Jumping
R. D. Mehta: Sports Ball Aerodynamics

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