Experiments in Fluids

, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 232–233 | Cite as

Comparison of two methods for direct measurement of sectional fluctuating lift on a circular cylinder

  • C. J. Apelt
  • G. S. West
Technical Notes


Measurements of sectional r.m.s. lift coefficients for circular cylinders under similar conditions at sub-critical Reynolds numbers using (a) multiple pressure transducers with direct on-line integration and (b) pneumatic spatial pressure averaging and only two pressure transducers gave results which are in good agreement.


Reynolds Number Direct Measurement Similar Condition Circular Cylinder Pressure Transducer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Apelt
    • 1
  • G. S. West
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringThe University of QueenslandAustralia

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