An Experimental Investigation of Transition to Turbulence in Taylor-Couette Flow Using Digital Image Processing
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 It has largely superseded the earlier hot film probes or thermistors, which were used to obtain similar information, with the recognised risk that the very presence of the probe might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.
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