Objects

Fan and smoke vortices

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: negative
Maker: Date made: 1934 (?)
Materials: synthetic
Measurements: 8" x 10"

This high-speed photograph was displayed at the Royal Photographic Society in London in 1934. The smoke reveals the airflow pattern created when the fan blades are moving. See pp. 58-9 in "Stopping Time"(1987).


HEE-NC-34004

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Vortex -- Harold E. Edgerton Negative Collection subject term
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