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The settling chamber is the largest rectangular or a square cross section as well as the most important component of a wind tunnel. It is placed at the entrance of the contraction cone and is used to smooth the flow by eliminating swirl and unsteadiness from the flow. The less turbulent, the better will the wind tunnel simulate flying conditions. It consists of a special honeycomb and a series of screens. i. Honeycomb : The honeycombs are made of hexagonal, circular and square cells as shown in the figure. These cells can are aligned in the flow direction in the settling chamber and is used to reduce mean or fluctuating variations in transverse velocity with little effect on stream wise velocity because the pressure drop through a honeycomb
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