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Southampton Wind Tunnels

The University of Southampton Wind Tunnels can provide excellent and affordable facilities capable of accommodating anything from brief half-day validation studies to extended testing on everything from yachts to wind turbines and racing cars. The facilities include the R J Mitchell wind tunnel (3.6m x 2.4m) with an overhead 6-component balance, surface pressure scanner and PIV system; a 2.1m x 1.5m wind tunnel equipped with an overhead 3-component balance and capable of speeds up to 45m/s and a 0.9m x 0.6m x 4.5m working section tunnel which is installed in a laboratory and equipped with a 3D computer controlled probe traversing system and dynamometer. Please contact the Wind Tunnel Manager for full details.




RCUK Costed:Yes
School/Dept:Faculty of Engineering and the Environment
Building:R J Mitchell Wind Tunnel


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