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Aerodynamic Measurements

  • ID: 2719413
  • October 2011
  • 282 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

Aerodynamic measurements presents a comprehensive review of the theoretical bases on which experimental techniques used in aerodynamics are based. Limitations of each method in terms of accuracy, response time and complexity are addressed. This book serves as a guide to choosing the most pertinent technique for each type of flow field including: 1D, 2D, 3D, steady or unsteady, subsonic, supersonic or hypersonic.

- No book currently presents as many techniques as are presented in this volume. They are usually available in only a short course or in proprietary booklets
- Offers a critical review of the various methods of aerodynamic measurement and helps guide the reader to choose the most appropriate in each case
- Describes the evolution of specific techniques from old-fashioned mechanical processes to modern computerized versions aiding students and practitioners to understand results of their findings

Pressure sensors
Velocity and mass flow by pressure measurements
Hot wire anemometer
Laser anemometry
Temperature measurements
Flow visualization
Measurements of aerodynamic forces.

Russo, G P
Giuseppe Russo is a recently retired Aerospace Engineer. Since 1984 he has been Associate Professor of Experimental Aerodynamics at the Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II?, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Aerospaziale (DIAS). Prior to that, the author was Assistant Professor of Gas dynamics from 1967 to 1983 at the same university. Russo has been the author of more than 60 scientific articles, a consultant of Centro Italiano di Ricerca Aerospaziale (CIRA) and of Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI). He was Member of the Fluid Dynamic Panel of AGARD/NATO from 1992 to 1997.

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