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Fluids Thermal Lab


The Mechanical Engineering Fluids Thermal Laboratory is located in Technology Building 128 and provides the laboratory experience for the undergraduate fluids-thermal sciences.

The Fluids Thermal Laboratory is equipped with

  • A wind tunnel with 18 inch x 18 inch x 8 foot test section capable of 50 m/s speed.
  • A water tunnel with 6 inch x 6 inch x 6 foot test section capable of 2m/s speed.
  • Associated dynamometers, hot wire anemometers, thermocouples barometers, manometers, pressure gauges and data acquisition systems.

For information about the Fluids Thermal Laboratory, contact:
Associate Professor Sam Welch, 303-556-8488 or Instructor Joseph Cullen, 303-556-2377

Learn more through the faculty’s research pages:

Courses related to the Fluids Thermal Laboratory include:

  • MECH 3021
  • MECH 3042
  • MECH 3031

For complete, up-to-date course descriptions, visit the CU Denver academic catalog and search for the course numbers listed above.