The Leading Edge: Aerodynamic Design of Ultra-Streamlined Land Vehicles (Engineering and Performance) (英語) ペーパーバック – 1999/5/1
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Written for both the streamlined land-vehicle designer and the casual enthusiast, this book summarizes the design and construction issues of a wide variety of solar cars and bikes, human-powered, electric, and other ultra light land vehicles. Tamai, who designed solar cars while studying at MIT, giv
Besides, it has a great looking car on the cover! ;-)
This book was helpful to me. It helped me learn about various ways people are solving aerodynamic issues with light-weight vehicles. It compared various vehicles and presented related data. It has lots of pictures and graphs. It gives a lot of food for thought for someone new to aerodynamic vehicle design issues.
I'd recommend this to anyone designing or building electric or human powered vehicles.