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DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines today operates its first revenue flight
ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has completed two steam turbine major inspections and received awards for three additional steam turbine outages from five US power
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US wind turbine manufacturer Argosy Wind Power moved its global headquarters, production, and manufacturing facility to a larger Aurora, Ohio location.
Simulation in the "Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy" provides new insight into best arrangement of wind turbines on large installations WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
The industry's first 'Ultra Low Speed' generator, for increasing swept area at low wind speed sites, utilizes BWP's ability to generate an exceptionally low cost of torque LOUISVILLE,
The second large-scale power generation project announced by APR Energy in Asia Pacific region in the last month JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
IRVINE, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, Inc.
Nearly a decade ago, the French Concorde landed for the last time at Heathrow Airport. Commercial supersonic air travel has been as elusive as your lost luggage ever since. This hasn't stopped NASA from searching for solutions that will get supersonic passenger travel up and going once again.
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...
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...
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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