Low-Speed Wind Tunnel Testing

February 22, 1999|
Low-Speed Wind Tunnel Testing by Jewel B. Barlow
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A brand-new edition of the classic guide on low-speed wind tunnel testing While great advances in theoretical and computational methods have been made in recent years, low-speed wind tunnel testing remains essential for obtaining the full range of data needed to guide detailed design decisions for many practical engineering problems. This long-awaited Third Edition of William H. Rae, Jr.'s landmark reference brings together essential information on all aspects of low-speed wind tunnel design, analysis, testing, and instrumentation in one easy-to-use resource. Written by authors who are among the most respected wind tunnel engineers in the world, this edition has been updated to address current topics and applications, and includes coverage of digital electronics, new instrumentation, video and photographic methods, pressure-sensitive paint, and liquid crystal-based measurement methods. The book is organized for quick access to topics of interest, and examines basic test techniques and objectives of modeling and testing aircraft designs in low-speed wind tunnels, as well as applications to fluid motion analysis, automobiles, marine vessels, buildings, bridges, and other structures subject to wind loading. Supplemented with real-world examples throughout, Low-Speed Wind Tunnel Testing, Third Edition is an indispensable resource for aerospace engineering students and professionals, engineers and researchers in the automotive industries, wind tunnel designers, architects, and others who need to get the most from low-speed wind tunnel technology and experiments in their work.
JEWEL B. BARLOW, PhD, is Director of the University of Maryland's Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel. He is a former chairman of the Subsonic Aerodynamic Testing Association (SATA). WILLIAM H. RAE, Jr. (deceased) was associate director of the F. K. Kirsten Aeronautical Laboratory at the University of Washington and a charter member of the Sub...
Title:Low-Speed Wind Tunnel TestingFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:728 pages, 9.4 X 6.2 X 1.8 inShipping dimensions:728 pages, 9.4 X 6.2 X 1.8 inPublished:February 22, 1999Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471557749

ISBN - 13:9780471557746

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