Experiments with a model water tunnel

Eastman N. Jacobs, Ira H. Abbott
naca-tn-358
Dec 1930


This report describes a model water tunnel built in 1928 by the NACA to investigate the possibility of using water tunnels for aerodynamic investigations at large scales. The model tunnel is similar to an open-throat wind tunnel, but uses water for the working fluid.

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http://naca.central.cranfield.ac.uk/reports/1930/naca-tn-358.pdf