Stability Wind Tunnel Publications Listing

Representative Test Reports Documenting Tests Conducted

Significant Facility Capability and Calibration

 Ahn, Seungki, Choi, Kwang-Yoon, and Simpson, Roger L., "The Design and Development of a Dynamic Plunge-Pitch-Roll Model Mount," AIAA Paper No. 89-0048, January 1989.

 Choi, K., and Simpson, R.L., "Some Mean Velocity, Turbulence and Unsteadiness Characteristics of the VPI & SU Stability Wind Tunnel," VPI-Aero-161, December 1987.

 Lutze, F.H., "Experimental Determination of Pure Rotary Stability Derivatives Using a Curved and Rolling Flow Wind Tunnel," AIAA Paper No. 80-0309, January 1980.

 Lutze, F.H., and Cliff, E.M., "New Calibration and Corrections for the VPI&SU Stability Wind Tunnel Curved Flow Test Section," VPI-Aero-069, August 1977.

 Lutze, F.H., "Calibration of the VPI&SU Stability Wind Tunnel Rolling Flow Test Section," VPI-Aero-070, August 1977.

 Lutze, F.H., Jr., Marchman, J.F., III, Cliff, E.M. and Mutchler, M.S., "The Determination of Yawing Rotary Derivatives Using a Curved Flow Testing Technique," VPI-Aero-009, Nov.1973.

 Aircraft Trailing Vortex Investigations

 Devenport, W. J., Zsoldos, J. S. and Vogel, C. M., "The structure and development of a counter-rotating wing-tip vortex pair", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 1996.

 Devenport, W. J., Rife, M. C., Liapis, S. I. and Follin, G. J., "The Structure and Development of a Wing-Tip Vortex", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 312, pp. 67-106, 1996.

 Vogel, C. M., Devenport, W. J. and Zsoldos J. S., "Turbulence structure of a pair of merging tip vortices", 10th Symposium on Turbulent Shear Flows, Pennsylvania State University, August 14-16, 1995.

 Devenport, W. J., Rife, M. C., Liapis, S. I. and Follin G. J., "Turbulence structure and scaling in trailing vortices", AIAA 33rd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, Nevada, January 9-12 1995, AIAA Paper 95-0588.

 Devenport, W. J., Vogel, C. M. and Zsoldos J. S., "Turbulence in trailing vortex pairs", 20th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Santa Barbara, CA, August 1994.

 Devenport, W. J., Rife, M. C., Liapis, S. I., and Miranda, J., "Turbulent trailing vortices", AIAA 32nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, Nevada, January 10-13, 1994, AIAA paper 94-0404.

 Zsoldos, J. S. and Devenport, W. J., "An experimental investigation of interacting trailing vortex pairs", Proceedings of the 19th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, South Korea, August, 1992.

 Devenport, W. J. and Sharma, G., "Farfield turbulence structure of the tip vortex shed by a single rectangular wing", Eigth Symposium on Turbulent Shear Flows, Munich, Germany, September 7-9, 1991.

 Faery, H.F., Jr. and Marchman, J.F., III, "The Effect of Whitcomb Winglets and Other Wingtip Modifications on Wake Vortices," VPI-AERO-066, July 1977.

 Marshall, J.R. and Marchman, J.F., III, "Vortex Age as a Wake Turbulence Scaling Parameter," NASA CR-132312, August 1973.

 Uzel, J.N. and Marchman, J.F., III, "The Effect of Wing Tip Modifications on Aircraft Wake Turbulence," VPI&SU, Report No. VPI-E-72-8, July 1972.

 Mason, W.H. and Marchman, J.F., III, "Farfield Structures of an Aircraft Trailing Vortex, Including Effects of Mass Injection," NASA CR-62078, April 1972.

 Mason, W.H. and Marchman, J.F., III, "Investigation of an Aircraft Trailing Vortex Using a Tuft Grid," VPI&SU, Report No. VPI-E-71-17, August 1971.

 Stability Derivative Determination

 Lutze, F.H., "Rolling Flow Wind Tunnel Test of F-18 Aircraft," VPI-Aero-109, May 1980.

 Lutze, F.H., "Curved Flow Wind Tunnel Test of F-18 Aircraft," VPI-Aero-108, April1980.

 Hyman, M., Magnuson, H., and Lutze, F.H., "An Experimental Investigation of Submarine Pitching and Yawing Forces and Moments Using a Curved Flow Wind Tunnel Test Section," VPI-Aero-098, September 1979.

 Lutze, F.H., "Rolling Flow Tests of a Spin Resistant Aircraft Configuration," VPI-Aero-075, December 1977.

 Lutze, F.H., "Curved Flow Wind Tunnel Tests of a Spin Resistant Aircraft Configuration," VPI-Aero-067, August 1977.

 Wing-Body Juncture Aerodynamics

 Devenport, W., DeWitz, M., Agarwal, N., Simpson, R., and Poddar, K., "Effects of a Fillet on the Flow Past a Wing Body Junction," AIAA Paper 89-0986, March 1989.

 Low Reynolds Number Aerodynamics

 Marchman, J.F., III, Abtahi, A.A. and Sumantran, V., "Aspect Ratio Effects in Low Reynolds Number Flow over a Wortmann Airfoil," VPI-AERO-145, December 1984.

 Sun, Z., Sumantran, V. and Marchman, J.F., III, "An Examination of Flow and Environmental Effects on Chordwise Pressure Distribution Data for a Finite Wortmann Wing at Low Reynolds Numbers," VPI-Aero-149, College of Engineering, VPI&SU, July 1985.

 Marchman, J.F., III and Sumantran, V., "The Effect of Free Stream Disturbances and Control Surface Deflections on the Performance of the Wortmann Airfoil at Low Reynolds Numbers," VPI-Aero-150, College of Engineering, VPI&SU, October 1985.

 Marchman, J.F., III and Abtahi, A., "Aerodynamics of an Aspect Ratio 8 Wing at Low Reynolds Numbers," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 22, No. 7, July 1985, pp. 628-634.

 Marchman, J.F., III, Sumantran, V. and Schaefer, C.G., "Acoustic and Turbulence Influences on Stall Hysteresis," AIAA Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, January 1987, pp. 50-52.

 Marchman, J.F., III, "Aerodynamic Testing at Low Reynolds Numbers," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 24, No. 2, February 1987, pp. 107-114.

 Marchman, J.F., III, Robertson, E.A. and Emsley, H.T., "Rain Effects at Low Reynolds Numbers," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 24, No. 9, September 1987, pp. 638-644.

 Vortex Flow and Delta Wing Aerodynamics

 Wittmer, K. S. and Devenport, W. J., "Turbulence structure resulting from a perpendicular airfoil vortex interaction", AIAA 27th Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 17-20 1996, New Orleans, LA.

 Wittmer, K. S., Devenport, W. J., Rife, M. C., and Glegg, S. A. L., "Perpendicular blade-vortex interaction", AIAA Journal, vol. 33, no. 9, pp. 1667-1674, 1995.

 Wittmer, K. S. and Devenport, W. J., "Interaction of a streamwise vortex with a full span blade", 26th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 19-22, 1995, San Diego CA, AIAA-95-2214.

 Wittmer, K. S., Devenport, W. J., Rife, M. C., and Glegg, S. A. L., "Perpendicular blade-vortex interaction", AIAA 32nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, Nevada, January 10-13, 1994, AIAA paper 94-0526.

 Blohm, R.W., III and Marchman, J.F., III, "Heat Transfer Effects on a Delta Wing in Subsonic Flow," VPI-Aero-004, July 1973.

 Sung, B. and Marchman, J.F., III, "Analysis of Flow on a 60 Degree Delta Wing with Vortex Flaps," VPI-Aero-151, December 1985.

 Marchman, J.F., III, "The Effectiveness of Leading Edge Vortex Flaps on 60` and 75` Delta Wings," Journal of Aircraft, AIAA, NY, April 198l, pp. 280-286.

 Marchman, J.F., III, "The Aerodynamics of Inverted Leading Edge Vortex Flaps on Delta Wings," Journal of Aircraft, AIAA, NY, December 1981, pp. 1051-1056.

 Grantz, A.C. and Marchman, J.F., III, "Trailing Edge Flap Influence on Leading Edge Vortex Flap Aerodynamics," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 20, No. 3, February 1983, pp. 165-169.

 Marchman, J.F., III, "Leading Edge Vortex Flaps Aerodynamics," Israel Journal of Technology, Vol. 20, No. 4-5, April 1984, pp. 176-181.

 Miscellaneous Testing

 Marchman, J.F., III, "Structural Shape and Cable Section Wind Tunnel Tests, College of Engineering," VPI-AERO-087, Blacksburg, VA, September 1978.

 Marchman, J.F., III, "Surface Loading in Open Top Tanks," Journal of the Structural Division, Proceedings of the ASCE, November 1970, pp. 2551-2556.

 Marchman, J.F., III, "Wind Loading on Free Swinging Traffic Signals," Journal of Transportation Engineering, Proceedings of the ASCE, May 1971, pp. 237-246.

 Marchman, J.F., III and Werme, T.D., "Mutual Interference Drag on Signs and Luminaires," Journal of the Structural Division ASCE, Vol. 108, No. 10, ASCE, NY, October 1982, pp. 2235-2244.