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Flow visualisation using laser



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Flow visualisation using laser
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Two new research facilities at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Göttingen are involved in developing the aerodynamically optimum shape for future rail vehicles. This side wind test facility, visible in the picture above, can be used to simulate the forces and pressures which side winds can exert on a train.
Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0)