Study of the Parameters of a Ventilated Supercavity Closed on a Cylindrical Body

  • Yu. D. Vlasenko
  • G. Yu. Savchenko


The paper reports the procedure and results of an experimental study of ventilated supercavities on axisymmetric bodies of various geometries in a water tunnel. Hysteresis processes for variously shaped model bodies are considered. The results of recording of unsteady processes of cavity size variation caused by gas injection shutoff are presented. The effect of the body geometry on gas entrainment and unsteady cavity size variation is shown.


Cavity Length Cavity Flow Cavitation Number Cavity Closure Cavity Collapse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Hydromechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine

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