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I am trying to design and build a small scale desktop water tunnel so I can observe the fluid dynamics of airplane models. I was thinking of a closed loop system using a long fish tank with a circular hole at both ends. PVC pipe will be attached at both openings. how does going from a round intake to a square fishtank create turbulence? How many linear feet does it take to resolve the turbulence and result in a laminar flow? I suppose since I don't have the specifics of the dimension, I will say I need a 2 mph flow rate. Can someone show me the math to figuring out the distance for resolution of the turbulence?
In addition, does this concept even seem reasonable. Look forward to hearing what you all have to say. Thanks to everyone.
David
In addition, does this concept even seem reasonable. Look forward to hearing what you all have to say. Thanks to everyone.
David