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Wind Tunnels

  • Mrinal KaushikEmail author
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Abstract

The wind tunnels are the essential designing instruments in aerodynamics research. They are utilized to study the effect of airflow past a solid object. Despite of great advancements in computational fluid dynamics techniques in recent years, the data obtained from wind tunnel tests stay basic to control detail design decisions for several engineering applications. This chapter reviews diverse kinds of broadly useful wind tunnels, characterized in view of the test area flow speeds. Plus, some unique reason wind tunnels are additionally talked about.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Aerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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