The ASU transition research facility Conference Paper uri icon


  • 1992 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. lnc. All rights reserved. The ASU Transition Research Facility is commonly called the ASU Unsteady Wind Tunnel because of its unsteady-flow capability. This facility has been in operation since 1988. It is a closed return tunnel within which oscillatory flows of air can be generated for the study of unsteady problems in low- speed aerodynamics. Because it also has excellent low- turbulence characteristics, it has been used principally as a boundary-layer transition research facility. The wind tunnel is described along with its unsteady calibration data. Examples of frees tream turbulence and boundary-layer transition measurements are given.

published proceedings

  • AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 28th Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 1992

author list (cited authors)

  • Saric, W. S.

complete list of authors

  • Saric, WS

publication date

  • January 1992