Auckland University thinks big with wind tunnel testing

Huge wind tunnels and strong wall aid research on engineering campus.

Three researchers examining data produced by cyclist in Engineering's wind tunnel.
Faculty of Engineering's wind tunnel.

How should cyclists best bend to reduce drag and how do new concrete or timber shear walls respond to severe earthquakes?

The answers are being revealed at Auckland University's Newmarket engineering campus, where two huge wind tunnels and Australasia's biggest strong wall are being used in experiments, research and tests.

Read Auckland University thinks big with wind tunnel testing on the New Zealand Herald website.

 

 

 

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