An Assembly and Method for Positioning a Measurement Probe Proximate a Test Body Disposed for a Fluid Tunnel Test
Patent application, Filed 18 Jun 99
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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An assembly for positioning a measurement probe proximate a test body disposed for a fluid tunnel test includes a frame having a forward frame portion for attachment to a fluid flow tunnel fluid outlet, an aft frame portion aligned with the forward frame portion, and axial support members interconnecting the forward and aft frame portions. The assembly further includes a probe mount portion having a base slidably mounted on one or more of the axial support members, a probe supporting strut mounted on the base, and a probe mounted in the strut and movable in directions radially of the frame, and a probe moving member for moving the probe radially inwardly and outwardly of the frame portions.
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
- Fluid Mechanics