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|Title: ||Design and performance of thin, circular arc, wind-tunnel turning vanes|
|Authors: ||Johl, G.|
Render, Peter M.
|Issue Date: ||2007|
|Publisher: ||© Royal Aeronautical Society|
|Citation: ||JOHL, G., PASSMORE, M.A. and RENDER, P.M., 2007. Design and performance of thin, circular arc, wind-tunnel turning vanes. The Aeronautical Journal, 111 (1116), pp. 115-118.|
|Abstract: ||The design methodology and performance of Loughborough University’s new 1·9m × 1·3m, indraft wind tunnel is discussed in the following paper. To overcome severe spatial and financial constraints, a novel configuration was employed, with the inlet and exit placed adjacent to each other and opened to atmosphere. Using a fine filter mesh, honeycomb, two turbulence reduction screens and a contraction ratio of 7·3, flow uniformity in the working area of the jet at 40ms-1 is shown to be within 0·3% deviation from the mean velocity, with turbulence intensity in the region of 0·15%.|
|Publisher Link: ||http://www.raes.org.uk/aero_journal.asp|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles (Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering)|
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