The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel (BLWT) is an open circuit, blow-down tunnel, designed, built and commissioned by the Aeromechanical Systems Group. The Aeromechanical Systems Group is a research group based at the Defence Academy of the UK in Shrivenham, with diverse expertise in both aeronautical and power systems.
Summary of applications
- Type: Open circuit, blow-down
- Working section: 0.76m x 0.13m
- Max flow: 30m/s
- Turbulence intensity: 0.15%
- Other features: Adjustable roof to control streamwise pressure gradients alternative working sections available