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Department of Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics

Devices

Aerodynamic tunnels

  • Low-speed aerodynamic tunnel with a working space of 0.75x0.55 m
  • Low-speed aerodynamic tunnel with a working space of 0.95x0.45 m
  • Air-conditioned aerodynamic tunnel with a working space of 0.75x0.55 m and temperature control in the range 20°C - 60°C
  • Small aerodynamic tunnel for calibration of probes
  • System of pressure vessels for supersonic aerodynamic tunnel
  • Aerodynamic tunnel of Eifel type with a diameter working space of 1.2 m and speed of up to 40 ms-1

Experimental stands for research in the field of cooling of industrial systems

  • Model cooling tower (size: 1.5x1.5x4m) for the measurement of thermodynamic properties of cooling fill sheets
  • Microcooler for testing finned tubes of dry exchangers
  • Microcooler for testing finned tubes of dry exchangers
  • Model hybrid cooling tower
  • Air and water system with exhaust of air to the outside of the building and a heated elevated tank

Facilities for research in water sources (water channels, pools)

  • water channel 2x2x12m
  • Water tank 4x4x6m with optical access (ports) from walls and bottom of tank

Measuring systems

  • Two professional PIV systems which enable 3D PIV
  • System for volume anemometry V3V - enabling measuring 3D velocity field in volume
  • TR-PIV system for the measurement of nonstationary velocity patterns in fluids and gases
  • System for the measurement of magnitude and speed of transparent spherical particles (IPI)
  • System for measurement with a heated wire (CTA)
  • System for Schlier photo
  • Thermal camera
  • In - house systems for measurement