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Laser Doppler measurements in a rotating annular flume
Author(s): R. Booij; Paul J. Visser; H. Melis
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes flow measurements in a rotating annular flume, that is an annular flume with a rotating top lid as well as a rotating bottom. Annular flumes are used for studying erosion and/or deposition of cohesive sediments in the laboratory, because these flumes have advantages over straight recirculating flumes in that effects of inflow and outflow conditions are avoided and that there are no pumps to break down suspended flocculated sediment. A disadvantage of annular flumes is that secondary flow velocity components in vertical and radial direction are generated, yielding a complex 3-D flow field that is not well known up to now.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 August 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2052, Fifth International Conference on Laser Anemometry: Advances and Applications, (6 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.150532
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R. Booij, Delft Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
Paul J. Visser, Delft Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
H. Melis, Delft Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2052:
Fifth International Conference on Laser Anemometry: Advances and Applications

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