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Wednesday, September 10th, 2003 at 1:49 AM
Wind Tunnel Testing, Front Fairing Mo...
by Sean Willis
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Front Fairing Extension Wind Tunnel Test for UIUC Photon Torpedo. In an attempt to delay or eliminate stagnation behind the rear fairings, an additional fiberglass mockup of a fairing extension was added to the vehicle and tested for both flow pattern and overall drag reduction. Tests were qualitatively successful, with this photo exhibiting turbulent attached flow.