Scale questions in wind engineering experimentation

Olivier Flamand


Wind tunnel testing is sometimes achieved at reduced scale. Doing so, wind engineers must consider the similitude rules for giving results at full scale. These rules are deduced from the basic laws of Physics, for their theoretical part, and based on practical state of the art methods for wind tunnel application. A wide overview of this important part of wind engineering is given in this paper

Słowa kluczowe: wind tunnel, reduced scale, similitude law

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