variable-density wind tunnel

variable-density wind tunnel

n
(General Engineering) a closed-circuit wind tunnel entirely contained in a casing in which the pressure and therefore the density of the working fluid can be maintained at a preselected value
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Jacobs, E N; Ward, K E & Pinkerton, R M (1933), The Characteristics of 78 Related Airfoil Sections from Tests in the Variable-Density Wind Tunnel, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, USA
460, "The Characteristics of 78 Related Airfoil Sections From Tests in the Variable-Density Wind Tunnel." The testing data gave manufacturers a selection of standard airfoils, many of which found wide use during World War II.
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