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Project ForMEx — A New CFD Approach for Transposition of Wind Tunnel Data Towards Flight Conditions

  • Stefan Melber-Wilkending
  • Georg Wichmann
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design (NNFM) book series (NNFM, volume 96)

Abstract

In this paper a new approach of CFD supported wind tunnel testing is presented based on investigations of the DLR project ForMEx [1]-[3]. The numerical simulation and respectively the analysis of the wind tunnel experiment considering all geometrical and aerodynamic conditions show improvements of today’s wind tunnel testing techniques which is outlined in this paper for the wind tunnel DNW-NWB.

Keywords

Wind Tunnel Test Section Wind Tunnel Testing Wind Tunnel Experiment Tunnel Wall 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Melber-Wilkending
    • 1
  • Georg Wichmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow TechnologyGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)BraunschweigGermany

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