[Beowulf] materials for air shroud?

Hearns, John john.hearns at mclaren.com
Thu Sep 1 04:27:26 EDT 2011

> Plastic tape covering the aluminum.. 20 mil "pipe wrap" is useful
> stuff.  3M VHB double stick foam tape to hold it in place.
> But, enough of this feeble lash-up idea:  I think the real solution is
> to have a second cluster doing a complete finite element model of the
> instantaneous temperature distribution within the processor in
> question, 

You called?

John Hearns | CFD Hardware Specialist | McLaren Racing Limited
McLaren Technology Centre, Chertsey Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 4YH, UK

> driving a set of actuators to form a dynamically optimized
> shroud.  

Sadly, moveable aerodynamic surfaces, with the exception of the DRS, are
forbidden by FIA regulations.

Regarding the material

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