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100 years: The Gustav Eiffel Wind Tunnel

jun 26, 2012 No Comments by

In 2005 the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) included the Drop Machine (1903) for testing aerodynamic resistance of structural elements and the later built Wind Tunnel (1912) both designed by Gustav Eiffel in the list of Historical Mechanical Engineering Landmark. The inscription of the commemorative plaque on the building of the aerodynamic laboratory is: [...]

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