Term: open jet 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 the test section is not enclose in a duct as part of the wind tunnel circuit but rather is placed downstream of the tunnel exhaust
Examples: An open jet wind tunnel is useful for destructive testing where pieces of the model can blow away from the wind tunnel itself.