TITLE

Wind of change

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, Helen
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);6/13/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7677, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on studies by engineers in England about the use of magnetic levitation to float vehicles in wind tunnels. Suitability of the technology for automobiles; Effects of elimination of airflow interference; Techniques used to measure aerodynamic forces acting on the model; Creation of invisible struts to simulate free flight in a wind tunnel by researchers at Oxford University.
ACCESSION #
17814340

 

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