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Battelle Subsonic Wind Tunnel

Facility Specifications

  • Open return wind tunnel.
  • 125 hp, 3-phase AC motor with 8' (2.44 m)-diameter, 6-bladed fan (belt-driven).
  • Maximum speed:  45 m/s (100 mph).
  • Reynolds number up to 920,000/ft.
  • Test Section: 3'x5' (0.91x1.52 m) cross-section of length 7.87' (2.4 m) with optical access on top and one side.

Contact:  Prof. Jim Gregory (gregory.234@osu.edu; 614-292-5024)