Laboratory Instrumentation in Turbulence Measurements

  • V. A. Sandborn


Measurements of turbulence can arise in a great number of fluid flow problems. The possible range of turbulent fluctuations can vary over many decades of time, amplitude, and/or space scales. Some ideas of the vast time scales that are associated with “turbulent” motion can be gained by considering Figure 11.1.


Mach Number Wall Shear Stress Turbulent Boundary Layer Velocity Fluctuation Supersonic Flow 


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  • V. A. Sandborn
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  1. 1.College of EngineeringColorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA

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