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French translation: portance négative

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English term or phrase:downforce
French translation:portance négative
Entered by: Dominique Cook
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04:06 Jan 2, 2001
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: Downforce
The downforce created by the aerodynamics of a Formula 1 car is immense.
Dominique Cook
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:14
Portance négative
Explanation:
Voici la confirmation de ce que ce terme s'applique en F1:

« L'aileron est toujours disposé selon un angle d'incidence déterminantune portance négative (force plaquant la voilure sur le sol) qui, appliquée sur les roues motrices, accroit l'adhérence disponible reculant ainsi la limite de patinage.»

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Jean-Luc Crucifix
France
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naPortance négativeJean-Luc Crucifix
naportance négativeDana Carciumaru
nadownforceAlbert Golub


  

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3 hrs
downforce


Explanation:
peut etre "l'appui au sol"
je pense qu'il faut étoffer du style "la pression qui plaque la voiture au sol"
désolé pas physicien et pas pilote de F1

Albert Golub
Local time: 08:14
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 2094
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3 hrs
portance négative


Explanation:
aerodynamic drag and downforce=traînée aérodynamique et portance négative


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Dana Carciumaru
Canada
Local time: 02:14
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in pair: 21
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5 hrs
Portance négative


Explanation:
Voici la confirmation de ce que ce terme s'applique en F1:

« L'aileron est toujours disposé selon un angle d'incidence déterminantune portance négative (force plaquant la voilure sur le sol) qui, appliquée sur les roues motrices, accroit l'adhérence disponible reculant ainsi la limite de patinage.»




    Reference: http://www.multimania.com/hrcf/aile/aile.htm
Jean-Luc Crucifix
France
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 164
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Merci
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