Combined smoke-flow visualisation and hot-wire anemometry in turbulent boundary layers

  • P. Bandyopadhyay
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 75)


The technique has been developed of recording hot-wire signals on magnetic tape and synchronising this record with cine film showing visually the motions in the smoke-filled boundary layer. Initial results show that, over significant patches of the flow, strong correlations in u-fluctuations occur along lines at approximately 400 to the surface.


Boundary Layer Turbulent Boundary Layer Magnetic Tape Large Scale Motion Viscous Sublayer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Bandyopadhyay
    • 1
  1. 1.Cambridge University Engineering DepartmentCambridge

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