Sports ball aerodynamics: A numerical study of the erratic motion of soccer balls

Barber, S., Chin, S.B. and Carré, M.J. (2009) Sports ball aerodynamics: A numerical study of the erratic motion of soccer balls. Computers and Fluids, 38 (6). pp. 1091-1100. ISSN 0045-7930



  • Barber, S.
  • Chin, S.B.
  • Carré, M.J.
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Keywords: Aerodynamics Flow visualization Fluid dynamics Spin dynamics Sporting goods Three dimensional Turbulence models 3d analysis 3d laser scanners Aerodynamic force coefficients Boundary layer transitions Cfd codes Cfd techniques Computational resources Flow visualisation Numerical studies Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes Side forces Significant impacts Smooth spheres Soccer balls Stagnation points Surface geometries Trajectory simulations Validation process Wind tunnel tests Spheres
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Mechanical Engineering (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mr Christopher Hardwick
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2010 15:30
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:01
Published Version:
Status: Published
Publisher: Elsevier
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2008.11.001


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