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Old Aug 08, 2011, 02:49 AM
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Dr. Nicholaides was kind enough to give me a copy of a book called See The Wind Blow by F.N.M. Brown who had done extensive work on all different types of objects in a smoke tunnel that he had designed.
I had to look up "See The Wind Blow" by F.N.M. Brown to see if it's available. Not surprisingly Amazon was the first link on the google results page but when I went there all it said was that "See The Wind Blow" is out of print but you can get this other book for $309.95 That's $1.13 per page! Ridiculous! I got the hardcover edition of "Album of Fluid Motion" by Milton Van Dyke for $0.29 per page. Of course these days there are several free flow visualization galleries on the internet such as eFluids.com. And of course you can watch everything from 1940s NACA wind tunnel tests the guys doing tuft tests on their model airplanes.

--Norm, who still prefers books but loves the interweb
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