Reconfiguration of a circular plate cut along many radii

Reconfiguration of a circular plate cut along many radii

As the flow speed in the wind tunnel is increased from 0 to 20 meters per second, the sectors of the disk bend down, hence making the object more streamlined and reducing its cross-sectional area.

Filmed in a wind tunnel of Ladhyx at Ecole Polytechnique.

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Cast: Frederick Gosselin

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