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Aeronautical engineer

Wolfgang Lorenz-Meyer, German aeronautical engineer. Achievements include United States, European patents for active suppression of flow-induced vibration on sting supported wind-tunnel models; contributors to strain-gauge balance development under cryogenic conditions; wind tunnel corrections and measuring accuracy in transonic flow; Flow-quality in subsonic wind tunnels; safety of adaptive test-section walls against bending stresses.

Background

Lorenz-Meyer, Wolfgang was born on March 6, 1935 in Wohltorf, Lauenburg, Germany. Son of Paul Lorenz and Martha Maria Bothilde (Russ) L-M.

Education

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Technology High, Hannover, Germany, 1962. Doctor in Engineering, Technology University, Braunschweig, Germany, 1968.

Career

Scientist, Aerodynamische Versuchsanstalt, Göttingen, Germany, 1963-1969; deputy head of institute, Deutsche Forschungs-und Versuchsanstalt für Luft-und Raumfahrt, Göttingen, 1969-1980; division chief, Deutsche Forschungs-und Versuchsanstalt für Luft-und Raumfahrt, Göttingen, 1973-1986; construction engineering, private practice, Göttingen, since 1986. Representative Deutsche Forschungs-und Versuchsanstalt für Luft-und Raumfahrt to Supersonic Tunnel Association, United States, 1971-1986. German member North Atlantic Treaty Organization Defense Research Group Air Corps 243 Project Group 7/Working Group 1, Brussels, 1973-1976.

Representative Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Luft-und Raumfahrt to EuropeanTransonic Windtunnel related working group, Amsterdam, 1976-1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include United States, European patents for active suppression of flow-induced vibration on sting supported wind-tunnel models. Contributors to strain-gauge balance development under cryogenic conditions. Wind tunnel corrections and measuring accuracy in transonic flow.

    Flow-quality in subsonic wind tunnels. Safety of adaptive test-section walls against bending stresses.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Jahrbuch der Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft für Luft-und Raumfahrt, Jahrbuch der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Luft-und Raumfahrt, Ing. Architect and others, 1966-1979.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Deutsche Gesellschaft für. Luft-und Raumfahrt, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure.

Connections

Married Erika Baeumler, October 12, 1962. Children: Ulrike, Stefan Lorenz, Klaus.

father:
Paul Lorenz L-M.

mother:
Martha Maria Bothilde (Russ) L-M.

spouse:
Erika Baeumler

child:
Ulrike Lorenz-Meyer

child:
Stefan Lorenz Lorenz-Meyer

child:
Klaus Lorenz-Meyer