buffeting


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buffeting

Forensic medicine
A striking with the hand; a succession of blows; continued violence.

Meteorology
The beating of a weather phenomenon (e.g., wind or waves) against any object or entity.

Vox populi
Metaphorical blows; afflictions; adversity.
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It can be seen that the buffeting appears at a velocity of 50km/h, at the same time, the frequency of the peak SPL has a local minimum.
It is often observed that rear side window buffeting can be reduced by slightly opening the front window.
The studies shown in [9] conclude that the wakes from mirror and A-pillar can help to reduce the buffeting because the turbulent flow structures perturb the formation of the coherent vortex shedding.
As a further test if the buffeting could be influenced by upstream counter measures, the neck region of the mirror was blocked in order to generate a larger wake (Figure 16).