Facilities at the BLWTL include:

    • five wind tunnel test areas, including our state-of-the-art boundary layer wind tunnels BLWT 1 and BLWT 2, used to investigate the aerodynamics of buildings, bridges and other structures
    • shaker table and Total System Test apparatus to examine structure excitation
    • systems test facility for damping of structures
    • water tunnel
    • full scale monitoring equipment
    • laser Doppler anemometry
    • water tank test area to examine wind and wave action
    • particle Image Velocimetry
    • numerical modeling of flow conditions
    • fully automated experiment control and data acquisition
    • fully automated 2048-channel pressure scanning system