Tag Archives: Fluid Mechanics

Science: Is it True?

Dear All, Is science true? Yes, that is the question. Is it really, really true? Helping to motivate this discussion, we recently assailed upon a little philosophy of math, here, where we remarked and marveled how math can represent both real and non-real … Continue reading

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A Little Philosophy of Math

To All Concerned, Through grad school this past year I have been amazed by Mathematics, mainly that is works! Math is amazing, in one way, because it actually describes the world. Since I believe the world functions in an orderly … Continue reading

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Getting in the Wind Tunnel: Design

Dear Fellow Basement Scientists, Ever wonder why textbooks are so long? Well, I figured it out! Its because there is a lot of information out there to learn and it takes quite a few pieces of paper to fit it … Continue reading

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Wind Tunnel Honeycomb

Dear Fellow Basement Scientists, Here we are, placing the last finishing touches on the entrance to the wind tunnel. This is pretty exciting! We are discussing today what is known at the honeycomb. I very briefly mentioned this part of … Continue reading

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Wind Tunnel Rib Cage

Dear Fellow Basement Scientists, Wind Tunnel construction had taken a little break for our adventure into the world of interesting photos, but its time to meander back to our basements. Last time we planned the construction of the bell mouth … 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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Project: Wind Tunnel

One night laying in bed, I often can’t fall asleep because I am thinking about mechanical things, I was thinking about wing designs. Many PhDs, professors, and companies are trying to think of innovative aircraft design for increased performance. I … Continue reading

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