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2014-06-23 23:06:08

For Blow off and Cooling The Nex Flow™ Model 45004 FAT Air Jet Air Amplifier is the Most Efficient on the Market. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The New Nex Flow™ Model 45004 FAT Air Jet Air Amplifier is based on the same superior design of existing smaller versions. The air jets use a small amount of compressed air and entrain surrounding air to amplify Air Flow downstream reducing compressed air use for blow off and cooling applications as well as part ejection due to...

2014-06-19 12:21:05

DALLAS, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Aerostat Systems Market by Aerostat Class (Small, Medium, Large), by Balloon Type (Spheroidal, Ellipsoidal), by Payload (Electro-Optics , Thermal Imaging Camera , Electronic Intelligence, Surveillance Radar, INS), by Geography (North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East) - Market Forecast & Analysis to 2013 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Aerostat Systems Market is...

Supersonic Passenger Travel May Be Coming Closer To Reality
2014-06-18 03:31:45

Karen Northon, NASA The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA’s efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms. Several NASA aeronautics researchers will present their work in Atlanta this week at Aviation 2014, an annual event of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. They will share with the global aviation community the progress they are making in overcoming some of the biggest hurdles to supersonic passenger...

2014-06-17 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA's efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Several NASA aeronautics researchers will present their work in Atlanta this week at Aviation 2014, an annual event of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. They will share with the global aviation community the...

2014-06-13 08:20:42

- Topics to Cover Electric-Assist Turbo for Marine Turbocharged Diesel Engines, Vibration-Testing Results of Direct Drive Compressor on Magnetic Bearings for U.S. Navy Shipboard Use - CERRITOS, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calnetix Technologies, a pioneer in high-speed permanent magnetic motor generators, power electronics and magnetic bearings for a variety of applications and industries, announced today that Venky Krishnan, Director of Programs, and Larry Hawkins, Director...

black hole gravity may be turbulent
2014-06-06 10:03:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to conventional wisdom among physicists, gravity cannot become turbulent. However, new research from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics has found that gravity can become turbulent, specifically around a black hole, because it behaves like a fluid. “There’s a conjecture in physics – the holographic conjecture – which says gravity can be described as a field theory,” said study author Luis Lehner, a...

2014-06-03 23:14:28

The city’s turbines now have modern control systems and a new black start system which significantly increases the versatility and value generators. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Turbine Technology Services (TTS) completed another successful project for the City of Holland by providing a turbine control system retrofit in April of 2014. The city already had a TTS control system on an older unit that provided critical demand and peak timing power to the city, which led to an...

2014-05-28 12:23:52

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Gas Turbine Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/gas_turbine_markets_world_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts.html The expansion of the global gas turbine industry is forecast to reach 5.5% p.a. in the coming years. Between 2007 and 2013 the market increased with an average annual growth of 4.8%. Currently,...

2014-05-26 12:21:01

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Gas Turbine Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/global_gas_turbine_market_2018_market_size_top_10_countries_trends_forecasts.html The industry data report package Global Gas Turbine market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on...

2014-05-21 12:29:06

LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Wind Turbine Towers, Update 2014 - Global Market Size, Average Price, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/wind_power/wind_turbine_towers_update_2014_global_market_size_average_price_competitive_landscape_key_country_analysis_2020.htmlWind Turbine Towers, Update 2014 - Global Market Size, Average Price,...


Latest Aerodynamics Reference Libraries

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2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

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2009-07-18 15:30:33

A Vortex (plural: vortices) is a spinning, often turbulent, mass of flowing fluid. Any spiral movement with a closed streamline is considered vortex flow. The speed and rate of rotation of a vortex is always greatest at the center, with progressively decreasing speed away from the center. The fluid pressure is lowest in the center of the vortex, and rises further from the center (Bernoulli's Principle). The core of a vortex is sometimes visible due to a plume of water vapor caused by...

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2009-07-18 12:56:04

Turbulence (or turbulent flow) is characterized by chaotic, random property changes. Turbulence occurs with low momentum diffusion (spreading of atmospheric properties), high momentum convection (vertical transference of atmospheric properties), and rapid variation of pressure and velocity in both space and time. A flow that is not turbulent is known as laminar flow. A vortex moving at low speeds will most likely cause laminar flow, and as speeds increase a transition is made to turbulent...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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