Monthly Archives: July 2011

Time for an Interesting Photo: In-Flight

To all, Here is an interesting photo I captured while in flight. I love looking out of the window during flights because you can see a lot of very interesting things, and this one I had not seen before. It … Continue reading

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Enter the Bell Mouth

Dear Fellows of the Basement Science Research Consortium, For those new to the field, it is an important lesson to learn that the longer and more complicated the organization name, the more prestigious and talented the group. Therefore, we are … Continue reading

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Welcome to Basement Science

Welcome all to Basement Science, Hello, this is Ben Washington and you are reading our blog of Basement Science. I say “our” because I hope for you to perform your own research as well. We are a fledgling research group … Continue reading

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Test Section Legs

Dear Fellow Basement Scientists, Here we are, on to more construction. You may say, “What, I thought this was science not wood shop class!” Well, to conduct experimental science you have to build stuff. So, that is what we continue … Continue reading

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Wind Tunnel Design Overview

Fellow Basement Scientists, Where we stand now is we have our “tunnel” and our measurement/test stand. We need to complete construction of our tunnel. Let’s now review the few basic remaining parts of a wind tunnel. Please refer to my … Continue reading

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Spring coefficient

This section is a lot more theory than construction, which is good because if there was no theory in this basement we couldn’t call this science. For our force measurement we are going to use springs as discussed earlier. I … Continue reading

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