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Influence of polymer admixtures on the origin of vortices in the wake behind slender cylinders

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Results are presented of an experimental investigation of the influence of polyoxyethylene and Guar gum admixtures on the magnitude of the Reynolds number corresponding to the origin of vortices in the wake behind transversely streamline slender cylinders of different diameters.

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Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 965–969, December, 1975.

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Kalashnikov, V.N., Kudin, A.M. & Ordinartsev, S.A. Influence of polymer admixtures on the origin of vortices in the wake behind slender cylinders. Journal of Engineering Physics 29, 1471–1474 (1975). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00863708

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Keywords

  • Polymer
  • Vortex
  • Statistical Physic
  • Reynolds Number
  • Experimental Investigation