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    Schlieren Optics Help

    Thanks Keith, I managed to get it to work in the end. The main issue was I wasnt getting the light rays to converge at the pinhole (even though the pinhole was probably larger than preferable). Then swapped the spherical mirrors for convex lenses and plain mirrors. The output wasn't brilliant...
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    Schlieren Optics Help

    The sharp edge is due to go on the other side of the test section. This is the set up I'm going for
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    Schlieren Optics Help

    Homework Statement My final year project at university is to visualise the test section of a supersonic wind tunnel by schlieren method, though I'm having a bit of trouble setting it up. The light source I am using is a halogen bulb, in an old lamp housing, with a condenser on the end with a...
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