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Three-dimensional laser Doppler experiments with a two-dimensional system in a turbulent pipe flow
Author(s): Wiendelt Steenbergen; Johan Stouthart
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Paper Abstract

A method is described to measure the total velocity field and the complete Reynolds stress tensor using a two component LDV system. The method is applied in a turbulent pipe flow. To reduce the beam refraction to a negligible amount, pipe sections made of transparent film of 80 micrometers thickness are used. It proved necessary to calibrate the frequency trackers in order to obtain an acceptable accuracy. Results are given for fully developed pipe flow and a flow containing a strong swirl.

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: 10.1117/12.150572
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Wiendelt Steenbergen, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
Johan Stouthart, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)


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

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