Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 39, Issue 3, pp 308–311 | Cite as

Determining instability modes in a gas flame

  • S. S. Abdurakipov
  • V. M. Dulin
  • D. M. Markovich
  • K. Hanjalić


The efficiency of modern methods of experimental hydromechanics for determining local and global instability modes in turbulent flows is demonstrated. The particle image velocimetry technique and the method of dynamic mode decomposition for the analysis of instantaneous flow velocity fields were used to study non-swirling and strongly swirling jet flows of rich propane-air mixture issuing into atmospheric air and burning as a suspended flame. Modes induced by the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability and vortex core precession are determined.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. S. Abdurakipov
    • 1
  • V. M. Dulin
    • 1
  • D. M. Markovich
    • 1
  • K. Hanjalić
    • 1
  1. 1.Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Novosibirsk State UniversityNovosibirskRussia
  3. 3.Department of Multiscale Physics, Faculty of Applied SciencesDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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