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Wind tunnels and testing techniques

Wind tunnels and testing techniques

papers presented and discussions held at the Fluid Dynamics Panel Symposium at the Golden Dolphin ResortHotel in Cesme, Turkey, 26-29 September 1983.

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Published by Agard in Neuilly sur Seine .
Written in English


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SeriesAgard Conference proceedings -- 348
ContributionsAdvisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development. Fluid Dynamics Panel.
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Open LibraryOL14329578M


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