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A 4 in by 4 in "blow-down" supersonic wind tunnel capable of testing at Mach numbers from 1.5 to 3.5 (see Fig. 8) is used principally for instruction. A schlieren system is used to observe shock waves optically.

Blow Down Supersonic Wind Tunnel 1

Fig. 8 "Blow-down" Supersonic Wind Tunnel.

Wind tunnel model

Fig. 9 Wind Tunnel Model

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