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Trisonic Wind Tunnel


Technical Characteristics

  • Blowdown to atmosphere
  • M= 0.5 - 1.3, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0
  • Re = 3 - 20 × 106/ft
  • Run times: 20-120 seconds at 20-30 minute intervals
  • 12" × 12" test section
  • ~1" diameter model size

Transonic Test Section

  • Multiple configurations
    • 4 porous walls
    • 3 porous & 1 solid wall (half-body models)
    • 2 porous walls, 2 solid walls (imaging)
    • 4 solid walls
  • Test section enclosed in pressurized plenum

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