The surprisingly complex nature of air flow in front of a fan
May 24, 2021 | 3:42 pm CDT




Woodworker, engineer, and YouTuber Matthias Wandel takes a deep dive into airflow in one of his recent videos. The video was much more interesting than I had anticipated.

Wandel looks at how his custom 1-horsepower fan pushes out air. What he finds is surprising - and much more complicated than one might think.

Check it out above.

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Robert Dalheim is an editor at the Woodworking Network. Along with publishing online news articles, he writes feature stories for the FDMC print publication. He can be reached at