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air density is not so constant

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About 4 or 5 years ago, I was helping out a world champion and multi-olympic team member with some field testing at the ADT center in Los Angeles. We'd previously tested in the tunnel here in san diego and we were just checking some things out (I'm a fan of multiple independent lines of inquiry y'know!).

One key parameter to keep an eye on is air density as a function of time while doing aerodynamic testing. I had my data logging Kestrel in hand at the time, and it was a good thing...y'know, cuz, even when you think air density is constant indoors (i.e, temperature, pressure, humidity are stable)...well, it isn't:

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 September 2015 14:26  

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