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Wind tunnel

Roehampton Vale houses a full-size wind tunnel, used to perform tests on student-designed prototypes, such as parachutes, water speed vehicles and motorbikes.

The tunnel has a six-axis balance to measure lift, drag, side force, pitching moment, yaw torque and roll torque. It is equipped with a modern data logging system.

Our laser doppler anemometry system allows us to make accurate velocity measurements in the wind tunnel.

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Kingston University
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000