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An Experimental Investigation of Transition to Turbulence in Taylor-Couette Flow Using Digital Image Processing

  • J. Brindley
  • F. R. Mobbs
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Abstract

The rapidly proliferating use during the last ten years of LDV techniques in analysing complex laminar or turbulent flows has focussed attention on the time variation of a particular fluid property at a fixed point in the fluid. It has largely superseded the earlier hot film probes or thermistors, which were used to obtain similar information, with the recognised risk that the very presence of the probe might itself modify the flow.

Keywords

Couette Flow Digital Image Processing Radius Ratio Taylor Number Taylor Vortex 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Brindley
    • 1
  • F. R. Mobbs
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematical StudiesUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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