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The Unsteady Flow Cavitation Tunnel at the California Institute of Technology

Barnard, J. S. and Ellis, A. T. and Slater, M. E. (1964) The Unsteady Flow Cavitation Tunnel at the California Institute of Technology. In: Symposium on Cavitation Research Facilities and Techniques. American Society of Mechanical Engineers , New York, pp. 77-79.

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In the Blow-down Water Tunnel at the California Institute of Technology, velocities of the order of 100 ft / sec are readily obtainable in a 2-3/ 4-in. square working section. The apparatus is described and several of its features which make it particularly suitable for cavitation studies are emphasized. Operation is automatic and a device is described whereby the controls may be preset to yield a desired combination of tunnel static pressure and velocity.

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Additional Information:This work was supported by the Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research, Contract Nonr-220(44).
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