National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

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Representative: Marco Colagrande
Fax: (613) 991-0839
Phone: (613) 957-4309

Low Speed Wind Tunnel

Date Built: 1940
Last Renovated: 2000
Size H/W/L: 6.2 ft x 8.9 ft x 17.1 ft (1.9 m x 2.7 m x 5.2 m)
Max Wind Speed: 0.4 Mach
Construction Type: solid wall
Reynolds Number: 2.1 x 10^6
Circuit Type: Single Return
Power: 1.5 MW
Power Type: Fan
Stagnation Pressure/Temperature: 112 kPa at 300 ° K
Data System: Networked Pentiums and SGIs
Data Acquisition: High-speed and conventional analog and digital acquisition, interface to client instrumentation
Pressure System: LabVIEW driven pressure system, Scanivalve ZOCs, pressure sensitive paint
Balances: external pyramidal, various specialized ones
Ground Effects: variable height ground board
Test Types: aircraft, surface vehicles, motorcycles, blunt bodies, propellers, thrust reversers
Air Supply System: 2.1 Mpa
Air Mass Flow: 2.7 kg/sec
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