Aerodynamics of Sports

Project: Research project

Project Details


Aerodynamics play a mojor role in many sports, besides anthropometrics and biomechanics, and may decide upon winning or loosing. The investigations within this working area are mainly directed towards basic aerodynamic questions. A further goal is the development of improved aerodynamic behaviour in order to save human resources. With respect to many dangerous kinds of sports, the work focuses on safety and health enhancement strategies based on aerodynamic considerations.
Effective start/end date1/01/80 → …

Research Output

Ski-Jumping Aerodynamics: Model-Experiments and CFD-Simulations

Meile, W., Müller, W. & Reisenberger, E., 2008, Sport Aerodynamics. 1 ed. Wien [u.a.]: Springer, Vol. 506. p. 183-216 (CISM Courses and Lectures).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Aerodynamics of ski jumping: experiments and CFD simulations

Meile, W., Reisenberger, E., Mayer, M., Schmölzer, B., Müller, W. & Brenn, G., 2006, In : Experiments in fluids. 41, p. 949-964

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aerodynamic behaviour of prismatic bodies with sharp and rounded edges

Reisenberger, E., Meile, W., Brenn, G. & Müller, W., 2004, In : Experiments in fluids. 37, p. 547-558

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle