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ISRN Aerospace Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 317049, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/317049
Research Article

Enhancing the Supersonic Wind Tunnel Performance Based on Plenum Temperature Control

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Malek-Ashtar University of Technology, Shahin Shahr, Isfahan 83145/115, Iran

Received 9 February 2014; Accepted 4 March 2014; Published 2 April 2014

Academic Editors: E. J. Avital and Y. Shi

Copyright © 2014 A. Nazarian Shahrbabaki et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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