Challenges in Military Ground Vehicle Cooling System Design and Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of a Notional Ground Vehicle Cooling System
Technical Report,01 Jan 2018,31 Dec 2018
US ARMY TARDEC WARREN United States
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The operating environment, vehicle mobility requirements, and survivability requirements imposed on military ground vehicles present significant challenges in cooling system design. At high ambient temperatures, vehicle mobility can be degraded due to the power required to provide cooling power to the fans. Computational Fluid Dynamics CFD can be used to determine cooling power requirements for a given design and provide insight into areas for improvement.
- Surface Transportation and Equipment
- Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating