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Sealing of a mechanical iris, Fall 2011
Tank with water (.JPG file, 1.8 MB)
Red dye (.JPG file, 2.1 MB)
Vacuum grease on iris (viewed from below) (.JPG file, 2.2 MB)
Empty cylinder clamped to iris (.JPG file, 1.8 MB)
Filled cylinder clamped to iris and submerged in water tank (.JPG file, 1.8 MB)
Filled cylinder clamped to iris and submerged in water tank (.JPG file, 1.9 MB)
Filled cylinder clamped to iris and submerged in water tank (.JPG file, 2.3 MB)
Filled cylinder clamped to iris and submerged in water tank (.JPG file, 1.5 MB)
Filled cylinder clamped to iris and submerged in water tank (.JPG file, 1.7 MB)

Aeroelastic model of a transmission line tower, June 2010
Solidworks model (.AVI file, 12 MB)
Spine sections 2 to 4 with hole to mount section 1 hypodermic tube (.JPG file, 0.4 MB)
Spine sections 5 to 6 with channel to reduce mass and hole to mount guy cross-arm
     (.JPG file, 0.4 MB)
Spine sections 6 to 7 with hole to mount conductor cross-arm (.JPG file, 3 MB)
Spine sections 2 to 7 (.JPG file, 3 MB)
Solidworks model was generated in a collaboration with C. Vandelaar at University Machine Services and photos are courtesy of R. McIntyre.

Video footage of flow visualization in full-size facility, December 2008
At x/b = 5 to 15, slot jet with no coflow (.MPG file, 53 MB)
At x/b = 5 to 15, slot jet with coflow (.MPG file, 32 MB)

Video footage of gate system tests in full-size facility, November 2008
Overview of test setup (.MPG file, 10 MB) - 160 mm  vertical range
Axis 1 check (.MPG file, 7 MB)
Axis 2 check (.MPG file, 11 MB)
Synchronization of twin axes at start position, single actuation (.MPG file, 9 MB)
Synchronization of twin axes at start position, multiple actuations (.MPG file, 21 MB)
Synchronization of twin axes at mid-cycle, single actuation (.MPG file, 9 MB)
Synchronization of twin axes at mid-cycle, multiple actuations (.MPG file, 19 MB)
Single gate actuation, perspective view (.MPG file, 8 MB)
Multiple gate actuations, top centre view (.MPG file, 12 MB)
Multiple gate actuations, side race closeup (.MPG file, 11 MB)
Multiple gate actuations, upstream view from floor (.MPG file, 8 MB)

Video footage of prototype facility, January 2005
Feature on the Weather Network television channel  (.AVI file, 360 MB)



2004 launch, afm/c.dybenko; 2004-2005 maintenance, j.dybenko; 2006-2010 maintenance, w.lin; 2010-2012 maintenance, k.elliott; 2012 - webmaster, s.ali; updated July 2014