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Wind Tunnel

The Hope College Subsonic Wind tunnel is currently located in the engineering design space. The test section is 20x20 inches with a top speed of 117 feet/second or 36 meters/second. Examples of experiments to be performed are:

• Demonstration of laminar flow
• Air speed measurements
• Measurements of drag force on various objects

Used in the following courses:

• Introduction to Engineering (ENGS 100)
• Fluid Mechanics (ENGS 346)
• Heat Transfer (ENGS 348)