GM Aerodynamics Laboratory / Design

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Representative: Frank Meinert
Fax: (586) 947-2628
Phone: (586) 986-7765




GM Aerodynamics Laboratory

Date Built: 1980
Size H/W/L: 5.5 x 10.4 x 21.3 m
Max Wind Speed: 70 m/s
Construction Type: Closed
Reynolds Number: 4.5 x 10^6
Circuit Type: Single Return
Power: 4000 hp/2984 kW
Power Type: Variable speed DC motor, Fixed pitch 6-bladed fan
Stagnation Pressure/Temperature: 2.9 kPa / 30 C
Data System: HP 9000 UNIX
Data Acquisition: HP-3852
Pressure System: Scani-valve HYSCAN 2000 Pressure System
Balances: External, for road vehicles. Full-scale weigh-beam and reduced-scale strain gage balances
Ground Effects: Suction
Test Types: Ground Transportation
Air Supply System: no
Air Mass Flow: no
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