Who invented the wind tunnel?

Answer The first wind tunnel was designed and built by Frank H. Wenham in 1871. Wenham's wind tunnel was 12 feet long and 18 inches square. The Wright brothers were the first to incorporate the wind tunn... Read More »

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Car Wind Tunnel Testing?

Aerodynamics is one of the factors considered when car manufacturers test new automobile designs. An aerodynamic car has many advantages over a vehicle that is less aerodynamically sound.

What is a wind tunnel?

Wind tunnels are used widely to test the aerodynamic properties of aircraft, spacecraft and automobiles. Wind tunnels come in many sizes, although they share similar characteristics. Some wind tunn... Read More »

Homemade Smoke Wind Tunnel?

A smoke wind tunnel, also called a flow visualization tunnel, is used to explore aerodynamics and engineering. The wind tunnel duplicates the effect of fast-moving air. The smoke makes air flow vis... Read More »

How to Build a Mini Wind Tunnel?

A wind tunnel is a box with a air flowing through it uniformly in one direction. Wind tunnels are used to determine the aerodynamics of different objects. Typically aircraft and automobiles designs... Read More »