How Stuff Works

The working of various kinds of technologies

Vortex generators


Have you ever thought the tiny little ridges on the top of any automobile, would actually help to increase the traction and prevent the stall in case of aircraft?Those tiny ridges are called VORTEX GENERATORS that are responsible for increased traction, lift, and stall prevention.Now, we are pretty sure that they have some role to play in aerodynamics. But, here comes the real question HOW?