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AERODYNAMIC RETARDER [1 record]

Record 1 2017-01-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Scientific Measurements and Analyses
  • Engineering Tests and Reliability
  • Braking Systems (Motor Vehicles and Bicycles)
  • Road Transport
DEF

A mechanism in which a retarding effect is obtained by causing an increase in the air resistance, for example, by the deployment of movable surfaces.

OBS

aerodynamic retarder: term and definition standardized by ISO.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mesures et analyse (Sciences)
  • Fiabilité, contrôle et essais (Ingénierie)
  • Freins (Véhicules automobiles et bicyclettes)
  • Transport routier
DEF

Mécanisme dans lequel un effet ralentisseur est obtenu en provoquant l'accroissement de la résistance de l'air, par exemple, en déployant des surfaces mobiles.

OBS

ralentisseur aérodynamique : terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Medición y análisis (Ciencias)
  • Fiabilidad y ensayos (Ingeniería)
  • Frenos (Vehículos automotores y bicicletas)
  • Transporte por carretera
DEF

Mecanismo en el cual se obtiene un efecto retardante al provocar un incremento en la resistencia del aire, por ejemplo, mediante el despliegue de superficies móviles.

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