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Wind Tunnel -- for iPad

Turn your iPad/iPhone into a wind tunnel simulator

Play with physics in Wind Tunnel

Wind Tunnel -- for iPad

by Algorizk
Wind Tunnel -- for iPad
Wind Tunnel -- for iPad
Wind Tunnel -- for iPad
$4.99 in the App Store

Play with physics in Wind Tunnel.

What is it about?

Turn your iPad/iPhone into a wind tunnel simulator !

Wind Tunnel -- for iPad

For those who...

  • It’s great for a classroom setting.

Not for those who...

  • It’s difficult to create artwork from the particles and smoke in the wind tunnel since there isn’t a way to pause the animation or load a background.

Why we love it

If you enjoy experimenting, check out Wind Tunnel today. The only limitation is your imagination.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Last updated
June 23, 2017
Release date
July 29, 2011
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App Store Description

Turn your iPad/iPhone into a wind tunnel simulator !

Draw obstacles and watch the fluid flow around. Experiment with different sizes, shapes, aerodynamic profiles and see what happens !

Wind Tunnel is the extended version of the Wind Tunnel Free app. It adds visualization modes (turbulence, fluid direction), vga output, ability to load and save scenes, share scenes by email, rotate obstacles, adjust friction and viscosity and many more features.

Full feature list include :

• 4 actions : interact with the fluid, draw obstacles (free or straight lines), draw smoke sources, use eraser tool.
• visualization modes : particles (streamlines, streaklines and random), colored smoke (predefined stripes, streamlines and custom), pressure field, speed norm visualization, curl (visualize turbulences), velocity field (visualize speed direction) combined with speed norm or curl.
• Load/save scenes, share scenes by email, import obstacles shapes as png files.
• Rotate/move obstacles, pause simulation with gestures.
• Adjust physical parameters : fluid viscosity, obstacle friction, wind tunnel input speed.
• Predefined scenes : airfoil, cars, rocks, Kármán vortex street…

The Wind Tunnel app lets you create beautiful wind tunnel scenes, play with the fluid and understand physics effects.
Fluid motion is computed by solving Navier-Stokes equations, at high definition (over 50k grid cells on ipad) thanks to optimized code taking the most out of CPU performance.

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