Fluid Mechanics and Acoustics Laboratory - UMR 5509

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Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique
Lyon
France


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Atmospheric wind tunnel

It was constructed in 1977 in collaboration with EDF. This wind tunnel is used to study the dispersion in the atmospheric boundary layer.

Dimensions :

  • Length = 14 m.
  • Width = 3,8 m.
  • Height = 2 m.

Specifications :

  • Flow velocity : [1;10] m/s.
  • Stability : neutre.

Measurement techniques :

  • Hot Wire Anemometry.
  • Laser Doppler Anemometry.
  • Particle Image Velocimetry.
  • Flame Ionization Detector for concentration.