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Orbital Model October 20, 2005

Posted by jtintle in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Space Fotos, Space Shuttle.
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Computer generated image of the space shuttle

This Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) computer generated image shows a model of the space shuttle. CFD has taken the place of wind tunnels for many evaluations of aircraft and, as computing power increases and computer models become more sophisticated, CFD will largely replace wind tunnels.

Image Credit: NASA

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