Term: closed circuit wind tunnel Class:  
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Created 10 May 2016
Last modified 10 May 2016
Contributed by Fred Haan


Definition: a wind tunnel where air is recirculated in a circuit from the fan, through the test section, and back to the fan
Examples: A closed circuit wind tunnel typically requires less power and produces higher quality flow than an equivalent flow rate open circuit wind tunnel.