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blowdown wind tunnel [1 record]

Record 1 2003-10-29


Subject field(s)
  • Aerodynamics and Theory of Gases
  • Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance

Open-circuit wind tunnel in which gas stored under pressure escapes to atmosphere, or into evacuated chamber, through working station.

Key term(s)
  • blow-down wind tunnel
  • blow down wind tunnel
  • blow-down tunnel
  • blow down tunnel


  • Théorie des gaz et aérodynamique
  • Aérotechnique et maintenance

Ces souffleries sont dites à rafales, parce que la durée de fonctionnement se trouve limitée, par la capacité du réservoir, à quelques dizaines de secondes seulement.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Aerodinámica y teoría de los gases
  • Ingeniería aeronáutica y mantenimiento
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