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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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MANE 4910 - Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Wind tunnel experiments in fluid mechanics and the aerodynamics of airplane models with emphasis on lift, drag, separation and stall, transition and turbulence, longitudinal and lateral stability, and data acquisition and analysis. This includes pressure and velocity measurement techniques, hot wire anemometry, demonstrations of Particle Imaging Velocimetry, flow visualizations, tunnel characterization, laboratory instrumentation, errors and noise in measurements, digital sampling, and comparison of measured data with theoretical and computational predictions.


Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: MANE 4070.

When Offered: Fall and spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 2

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