Experiments in Fluids

, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp 339–341

Effect of spanwise probe volume length on laser velocimeter measurements in wall bounded turbulent flows

  • T. S. Luchik
  • W. G. Tiederman
Technical notes

List of symbols


constant in Spalding's law of the wall = 6.0


diameter of probe volume


spanwise length of probe volume


static pressure


streamwise RMS velocity


shear velocity


streamwise direction


direction normal to wall


Von Karman constant = 0.41


kinematic viscosity



normalized withuτ and ν


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. S. Luchik
    • 1
  • W. G. Tiederman
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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