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a structure resembling a tunnel where air is blown at known velocities for testing parts of aircraft

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The wind tunnel is funded through the European Research Council (ERC) project at Swansea University.
In this paper, a digital floor model of the aerodynamic wind tunnel of the Shanghai Automotive Wind Tunnel Center (SAWTC) was built which included the models of the scoop, the distributed suction, the tangential blowing, the moving belt and the wheel belts.
The new proposed regulations will continue to allow manufacturers to evaluate aerodynamic performance of designs using alternative methods such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations and wind tunnel tests.
Professor Michael Friswell, Professor of Aerospace Structures at Swansea University's College of Engineering, said: "We are thrilled with the investment in the cutting-edge wind tunnel facility, as it will not only improve the prospects of securing additional research grant funding, but it enables the College of Engineering to develop new aerospace R&D collaborations with current and future industrial partners.
It's much safer to learn the control of it in the wind tunnel before they take it out of a plane.
Force India stated that its own wind tunnel will remain operational and 'available for external customers'.
But a climatic wind tunnel gets round these problems, says Steup.
TECHNIQUE A hose checks out how streamlined a Fiesta is in a wind tunnel
Optional accessories such as the HP-97[TM] heat slug and WTC-100[TM] wind tunnel controller are available for maximizing the full capability of the CWT-100[TM].
We had Mach -1 and Mach -3 wind tunnels before and today we announced that we have designed and built Mach 8 supersonic wind tunnel," Jafari told reporters on the sidelines of a conference here in Tehran on Sunday.
Wind tunnel testing for buildings and other structures.
While teaching at an aviation high school, Jack Gilbert knew his aerodynamics students would rove to get their hands on a wind tunnel in which to run tests
2005) investigated the resistance characters of window screens, with both wind tunnel experiments and CFD simulation.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-31 August 2010-Scania to build wind tunnel facility at Sodertalje(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Wind tunnel testing led to the development of the nation's top aerospace programs, including the Atlas, Titan, Minuteman and Peacekeeper ICBMs, and the space shuttle, the Global Positioning System and GOES-M weather satellites.