Applied Aerodynamics Laboratory

Small Scale Wind Tunnel

The Small Scale Wind Tunnel (SSWT) is used for senior design projects and the AAE 361 lab. It is an open loop wind tunnel with a 17"x17" test section capable of a 120 fps airspeed.
A semi-trailer truck model mounted on a ground plain.
The Small Scale Wind Tunnel data acquisition system consist of a P133 computer running LabView, a three component balance, hot wire, pitot static probe, and a scanivalve pressure measurement system.





Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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