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Wind Turbine – A High School Engineering Story


Design a wind turbine? These high schools students are learning how to solve challenging problems. Watch their story. http://youtu.be/MWm2mFaa2zo Advertisements

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Tunnel Vision Part III


The terminal and smells of hydraulics and motors are now well behind us and the status console indicates NORMAL operating conditions. It is no longer possible to look at the tube structural support rings as they pass at a rate … Continue reading

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Tunnel Vision Part II


Just before stepping through the hatch of our five foot diameter bullet, I look behind the craft at the 165 foot diameter fan stretching above and all around me and I realize more than I had ever before, that I … Continue reading

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Tunnel Vision


(Here is a short short story I wrote many years ago, for your engineering imagination, vision, and assessment. Is this story possible? Can such a wind tunnel really be operated? If not, why? Does it violate some law of physics … Continue reading

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