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Brad Wheaton and Peter Gilbert looking through wind tunnel window
Purdue ID NumberPSD00002407
UNS IDschneider-windtunnel2
TitleBrad Wheaton and Peter Gilbert looking through wind tunnel window
DescriptionPurdue Colleges and Departments. Brad Wheaton, from left, and Peter Gilbert, graduate students in aeronautics and astronautics at Purdue, peer through a section of a special type of wind tunnel capable of running quietly at hypersonic speeds. Experiments using the wind tunnel are enabling engineers to study how air turns from ""laminar, "" or smooth, to turbulent, and findings will help researchers determine how to control deadly friction and heating in the design of future spacecraft, advanced missiles and ""hypersonic"" aircraft powered by engines called scramjets.
Date of Original2009-02-12
SubjectsPurdue University
Universities & colleges--Indiana--West Lafayette
Genre (TGM)Digital photographs
Extent of Original1 photograph : digital, JPEG, color
OrientationLandscape
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
CreatorHancock, Andrew
Typeimage
Formatjpeg
CollectionPurdue Colleges and Departments
CollegeCollege of Engineering
DepartmentAeronautics and Astronautics
RightsCourtesy of University News Service
Capture DeviceCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Resolution300 ppi
Color Depth24 bit
Color ManagementAdobe RGB (1998)
Binder NumberBD 2009
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