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EPIC! Everything about F1 Wind Tunnels - Sauber F1 Team

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INFOGRAPHIC DOWNLOAD see links below! In this 44-minute video documentary our Head of Aerodynamics, Willem Toet, explains EVERYTHING you might want to know about wind tunnels, wind tunnel testing and F1 wind tunnels in particular! Wind Tunnel INFOGRAPHIC download links below! DOWNLOAD our F1 Wind Tunnel INFOGRPHIC (PDF / A3 / 4 MB): ► English: http://bit.ly/WindTunnelEN ► Deutsch (Infografik): http://bit.ly/WindkanalDE ► Español (infografía): http://bit.ly/TunelDeViento CONTENT and TIME CODES: 00:00 - Basics of Wind Tunnel Design ► basic principles, history ► open-circuit vs closed-circuit wind tunnels ► energy efficiency ► fan, foundation, seismic mass, vibrations ► air rotation and turbulence 04:58 - Heat, Cooling & Airflow Optimisation ► heat, cooling & radiators ► airflow optimisation 08:40 - Test or Working Section ► test section, settling chamber ► closed-jet, slotted-wall, 3/4 open-jet ► contoured-wall, adaptive-wall ► aerospace vs motorsport wind tunnel technology ► boundary layer reduction in motorsports 15:16 - Model Motion System & Tyres ► airospace vs motorsport model mounting systems ► model motion: yaw, pitch, roll ► wheels-on vs wheels-off, wheel steer ► wind tunnel model tyres vs. race tyres 20:51 - Moving Ground Technologies ► rolling road ► development: synthetic rubber vs steel belts ► development: suction control ► friction, cooling ► air bearings & vacuum pumps 27:15 - Measurement Tools ► load cells (6-/5-component) ► wheel load cells ► tyre patch load cells ► downforce, side-force, drag-force ► pressure sensors, motors, capillary tubes 32:04 - The Myth of Smoke in the Tunnel ► smoke wands, rakes, airflow visualisation 33:43 - Model Size & Regulations ► 50% vs 60% vs 100% model testing ► translation of model sizes and speeds ► FIA regulations and testing limitations ► wind-on restrictions We hope you enjoy this video! If you do, don't forget to give us your thumbs-up and please feel free to share the video! A big THANK YOU to Alex Humberstone for providing the sound track for this video! Listen to more of his tracks on https://soundcloud.com/alexhumberstone 00:15 - Alex H - Do You Even Uplift, Bro? 06:42 - Alex H - Odyssey 15:45 - Alex H - Jodie's Lullaby 24:29 - Alex H - Angels Among Us 31:48 - Alex H - Thank You 38:49 - Alex H - Swegulous -------------------------------- The Sauber F1 Team YouTube channel is known and loved for educational videos about Formula One and exceptional fan engagement. Share your thoughts with us, and we will listen! Comment and share our content and we will interact with you. Watch F1 races on tv - and get the extra bit on our channel. Subscribe to our YouTube channel (FREE subscription): http://www.youtube.com/sauberf1team Recommended: TECH BITES series - Short. Simple. Informative: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL75DTRycWkHZUjKPiP94k5terjLybfX0y CUTAWAY INSIGHTS series - a glimpse INSIDE an F1 car: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL75DTRycWkHblNq4tqiu5X6edRRqB4qQk FEATURED VIDEOS playlist - highlights from our channel: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8C976DFD2F0A1C11 Find us online: Website: http://www.sauberf1team.com Google+: http://www.google.com/+sauberf1team Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sauberf1team Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/sauberf1team Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/sauberf1pins Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/sauberf1team