News tagged with wind tunnel tests

Getting quicker – more quickly

A new procedure simplifies wind tunnel tests and makes the results visible immediately. Athletes have gone up against the wind at ETH to test the new method.

dateOct 30, 2017 in Engineering
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Image: Breaking boundaries in new engine designs

In an effort to improve fuel efficiency, NASA and the aircraft industry are rethinking aircraft design. Inside the 8' x 6' wind tunnel at NASA Glenn, engineers recently tested a fan and inlet design, commonly called a propulsor, ...

dateJan 10, 2017 in Engineering
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Modern roof shapes tested against big blows

New homes are increasingly being built with unusual roof shapes, and new research by James Cook University reveals the potential for some new designs to lose roof cladding if houses aren't well maintained or have minor construction ...

dateOct 13, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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