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David Sumner, Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan

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This page last updated on August 26, 2015

Aerodynamics for Students (Notes)

Aerodynamics of Cycling

Aerofoil Coordinates Database

Aerofoil Simulator

Aerofoil Starting Flow Field

Aerospace Digital Library

Aircraft Design Information Sources

Basics of Space Flight

Bicycle Aerodynamics

Boundary Layer Research Inc.

Desktop Aeronautics

Helicopter Aviation/Aerodynamics

Interactive Aerofoil Analysis

Interactive Aerofoil Design

Ken Blackburn's Paper Airplanes

Laminar Flow Control

Lighter-Than-Air Craft

NACA Aerofoil Coordinates

NACA Aerofoil Series

NACA Inlets

Paper Airplanes

Parachute Flight Testing

Project Ornithopter

Software for Aircraft Design


Sports Ball Aerodynamics

Vortex Panel Method Codes

Wing-Tip Vortices






AIAA Wright Flyer Project

Aircraft Range Simulator


Aircraft Museum

Airliner Photos

Alenia Aerospace

ATR Aircraft

AVX Aircraft Company

BAE Systems

Bell Helicopter Textron

Bell V280 Valor tiltrotor





Canadian Space Agency

Cardinal Flyers Online


Conair Aviation

DAR Corporation

Dassault Aviation


Eclipse Aviation


Engine Simulator



European Space Agency

F-22 Raptor


Found Aircraft Canada Inc.

General Electric Aircraft Engines

GM EcoJet concept car

Guide to Russian Combat Aircraft


International Aero Engines

Israel Aircraft Industries

Kaman Aerospace

Karem Aircraft

Military Transport Aircraft



Orenda Aerospace

Piper Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney Canada



Scaled Composites

Sea Launch




Snowbirds Demonstration Team

Space Shuttle Time Lapse

Spar Aerospace

Textron Lycoming

The Airchive.com

United States Air Force

US Centennial of Flight

V-22 Osprey Tiltrotor

V-22 Osprey Tiltrotor

Winglet Technology

World Airport Guide

Wright Aeronautical Eng. Collection




Bluff-Body Aerodynamics

Animations of Bluff-Body Flows

Circular Cylinder Near-Wake

Circular Cylinder Near-Wake

Cylinder 3D Vortex Shedding

Curveball Simulator (NASA)

Golfball Aerodynamics

Helical Strakes

Karman Vortex Street - Cylinder

Karman Vortex Street - Nature

Karman Vortex Streets in Nature

Karman Vortices - Nature

LES of Cylinder Vortex Shedding

Parachute Aerodynamics

Physics of Baseball

Physics of the Curveball (NIST)

Rigid and Flexible Cylinders

Square Prism Vortex Shedding

Turbulent Wake of Cylinder

Vortex Image Gallery

Vortex Shedding Background

Vortex Shedding Simulation

Vortex Shedding Video

Wake and Jet Flow Fields with PIV

Wake of a Cylinder - Stereo PIV


Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)



CFD Animations

CFD Codes List

CFD Online


CFD Review





Virtual Album of Fluid Motion







Name of Conference Location Dates Abstract Deadline
25th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM 2015) London, Ontario, Canada May 31-June 4, 2015  
9th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP-9) Melbourne, Australia June 30-July 3, 2015  
3rd Symposium on Fluid-Structure-Sounds Interactions and Control (FSSIC) Perth, Australia July 5-9, 2015  
ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference 2015 Seoul, Korea July 26-31, 2015  
2nd International Conference on Future Technologies for Wind Energy (WindTech2015) NEW London, Ontario, Canada October 19-21, 2015 July 31, 2015
8th International Colloquium on Bluff Body Aerodynamics and Applications (BBAA VIII 2016) NEW Boston, Massachusetts, USA June 7-11, 2016 January 15, 2016
11th International Conference on Flow-Induced Vibration NEW The Hague, The Netherlands July 4-6, 2016 January 16, 2016


Engineering Education

Aircraft Design, Synthesis, Analysis

Beginner's Guide to Aerodynamics

Eng. Grad. Att. Dev. Project (EGAD)

MIT Modular Program for Fluid Mech.

MIT OpenCourseWare

Nat. Comm. for Fluid Mech. Films


Proto Labs


Virtual Eng/Science Laboratory

Virtual Physics Laboratory


Flow-Induced Vibrations and Fluid-Structure Interactions

Flow Over a Flexible Cable


History of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge Tacoma Narrows Bridge      


Flow Visualization

Flow Visualization

Flow Vis. Pictures/Movies

Flow Vis. Image Library

Fluid Mech. Video Clips

Gallery of Flow Images

Gallery of Fluid Mechanics

PoF Gallery of Fluid Motion



Fluid Mechanics Topics

Boundary Layer Applets

Boundary Layer Flow

Boundary Layer Background

Compressible Aero. Calculator

Compressible Flow Movies

Compressible Flow Tables

Converging-Diverging Nozzle Applet

CTR Gallery of Turbulent Flows


Fluid Dynamics Links 1

Fluid Dynamics Links 2

Fluid Dynamics Links 3

Fluid Dynamics Links 4

Ideal flow

Irrotational Flow Lecture Notes

Moody Diagram

Navier-Stokes Equations

Pipe Friction Calculator

Potential flow applets

Shear flow kinematics

Schlieren Photography

Sharkskin Coating - Airplanes

Skin Friction - Airplanes

Sports Aerodynamics

Supersonic Flow

Sources and vortices

Superposition of flows

Stagnation point flow

Turbulent Boundary Layer Data

Vector fields - APPLET

Vortex Panel Method




Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Canada

B-25 Miss Mitchell

Canadian Aviation Heritage Centre (CAHC)

Canadian Aviation Historical Society

Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Commemorative Air Force

Heroes of Engineering (ASME) comic book

Hiller Aviation Museum

Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (Australia) NEW

London (Canada) Jet Aircraft Museum

Museum of Flight (Seattle)

National Air and Space Museum (USA)

National Aviation Hall of Fame (USA)

National Museum of Naval Aviation (USA)

Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) History Site

Canadian Air & Space Museum (Toronto)

USAF Museum

Vintage Wings of Canada



A.A. Lab Systems hot-wire anemometry

Aerolab force balances

Aeroprobe five-hole and seven-hole pressure probes

Aerotech A.T.E.

Airflow Instruments

ATI force balances

Auspex Scientific hot-wire anemometry

Dantec Dynamics velocity measurement systems


JR3 Multiaxis Load Cells force balances

Kanomax USA PIV systems

LaVision PIV systems

Meas. Science Enterprise Inc. mini LDV systems

Measurement Uncertainty (NIST)

National Instruments data acquisition systems

New Wave lasers

Nixon Flowmeters

Oxford Lasers PIV systems

PIV Challenge 2003

PIV Standard Images

PIV Standard Projects

PIVTEC GmbH PIV systems

Rolling Hills Research Corporation

Scanivalve pressure scanners

Sensortechnics pressure transducers

Tao Systems hot-film arrays

TSI velocity measurement systems

Turbulent Flow Inst. multi-hole pressure probes

United Sensor Corporation pressure probes

URAPIV open source Matlab toolbox for PIV analysis

Validyne Engineering pressure transducers


Journals, Magazines and Technical Reports

Aeronautical Journal

Aerospace Science and Technology SCIENCE DIRECT

AIAA Journal

Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics

Applied Ocean Research  SCIENCE DIRECT

Atmospheric Environment  SCIENCE DIRECT

Aviation Week & Space Technology

Building and Environment SCIENCE DIRECT

Bulletin of the JSME

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Journal

Computers & Fluids  SCIENCE DIRECT

Coastal Engineering Journal

Environmental Fluid Mechanics UPDATED

European J. of Mech. - B/Fluids  SCIENCE DIRECT

Exp. Thermal and Fluid Science  SCIENCE DIRECT

Experimental Techniques

Experiments in Fluids UPDATED

Flight International

Flow Meas. & Instrumentation  SCIENCE DIRECT

Flow, Turbulence & Combustion

Fluid Dynamics and Materials Processing

Fluid Dynamics Research (until 2008)  SCIENCE DIRECT

Fluid Dynamics Research (2009-present)

Heat and Mass Transfer

Int. Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids

Int. Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics

Int. Journal of Heat & Fluid Flow  SCIENCE DIRECT

Int. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  SCIENCE DIRECT

Journal of Aerospace Engineering - Part G (IMechE)

Journal of Aircraft (AIAA)

Journal of Flow Visualization & Image Processing

Journal of Fluid Mechanics

Journal of Fluids and Structures  SCIENCE DIRECT

Journal of Fluid Science and Tech. (JSME)

Journal of Fluids Engineering (ASME)

Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (ASCE)

Journal of Hydraulic Research (IAHR)

Journal of Mathematical Fluid Mechanics

Journal of Mech. Eng. Science - Part C (IMechE)

Journal of Offshore Mech. & Arctic Eng. (ASME)

Journal of Sound and Vibration  SCIENCE DIRECT

Journal of Thermal Science and Tech. (JSME)

Journal of Turbulence

Journal of Visualization

Journal of Wind Eng. & Ind. Aero.  SCIENCE DIRECT

JSME Int. J. Series B (Fluids & Thermal Eng.)

McGill Univ. Mech. Eng. Technical Reports

Measurement Science & Technology

NACA Technical Reports

NASA Technical Reports

Ocean Engineering  SCIENCE DIRECT

Physical Review E

Physical Review Letters

Physics of Fluids

Progress in Aerospace Sciences  SCIENCE DIRECT

Review of Scientific Instruments UPDATED

Scientific American

Sports Engineering

Theoretical & Computational Fluid Dynamics UPDATED

Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers UPDATED

Trans. of the JSME Series B Fluids and Thermal Engineering

Wind & Structures

Wind Energy


For a search of Canadian M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses, use the Theses Canada Portal (National Library of Canada)

For a search of non-Canadian M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses, use the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

For comprehensive search of the engineering literature, use Engineering Village
To check for possible predatory journals and conferences, visit Scholarly Open Access



Animal Flight Group

Atmosphere Simulator - NASA

Bad Coriolis

Penguin Drag Reduction

Robotic Bird Flight (Video)


Swimming and PIV 1

Swimming and PIV 2

Stereo PIV Fish Flow Field




Dimensionless Groups

Fluid Properties Calculator

Fundamental Physical Constants (NIST)

International Standard Atmosphere (ISA)

International Standard Atmosphere

NIST Reference on Constants, Units and Uncertainty

NRC Web Clock

Official U.S. Time

Reynolds Number Calculator

Standard Atmosphere Calculator

Standard Atmosphere Calculator

Thermodynamic Properties of Air


Research Centres and Universities

BMT Fluid Mechanics Limited

Center for Turbulence Research (CTR)

Experimental Fluid Dynamics - Virginia Tech

Fluid Dynamics Research Laboratories - Cornell University

Fluid Dynamics - Lehigh University

Fluid Mechanics Research Laboratory (Univ. of Waterloo)

FLAIR - Monash University

Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories - CALTECH

Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research (IIHR)

JDH Consulting (Wind Engineering)

Laboratoire d'etudes aerodynamiques (Universite de Poitiers)

Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides Numérique (LMFN) (Laval)

Laboratory of Cardiovascular Fluid Dynamics (Concordia)

NASA Ames Research Center

National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA)

National Wind Technology Center (NWTC)

NRC Institute for Aerospace Research (IAR)

NRC Institute for Ocean Technology (IOT)

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)




American Association for Wind Engineering (AAWE)

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

American Physical Society (APS)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE)



Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society (AFMS)

Australasian Wind Engineering Society (AWES)

Canadian Academy of Engineering

Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI)

Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)

Canadian Foundation for Climate & Atmos. Sci. (CFCAS)

Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME)

Engineering Institute of Canada


Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK (IMechE)


International Association for Wind Engineering (IAWE)

International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS)

International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA)

International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE)

Japan Association for Wind Engineering (JAWE)

Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics (JSFM)

Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)

Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME)

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)


Wind Tunnels and Test Facilities

Advanced Technologies Inc. (Wind Tunnel Models)


Aero Systems Engineering

The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory (UWO)


Engineering Laboratory Design (ELD) Inc.

German-Dutch Wind Tunnels (DNW)

Java Virtual Wind Tunnel (MIT)

Kirsten Wind Tunnel (UWAL)

Long Win (wind tunnels and instrumentation)

MIT Towing Tank (Dept. of Ocean Eng.)

NASA Wind Tunnels - History

NRC IAR Aerodynamics Laboratory

Oceanic Consulting (Towing Tanks)

Rolling Hills Research Corporation


SATA - Subsonic Aerodynamic Testing Association

STAI - Supersonic Tunnel Association, International

Trimodels Inc. (Wind Tunnel Models)

University of Saskatchewan Low-Speed Wind Tunnel

University of Saskatchewan Towing Tank

Wind Tunnel International

Wind Tunnel Sites (NASA list)
WindEEE Dome


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