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Visualization on fish's wake
Author(s): Xuemin Li; Xiyun Lu; Xiezhen Yin
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Paper Abstract

In this paper an experiment on wake of Goldfish swimming unrestricted was conducted in a water tunnel. Method of color liquid was used to visualize the wake. Results show that there is reverse Karman vortex street in symmetrical plane of the wake and the Strouhal frequency of the fish is in the range 0.25-0.35. A 3D vortex ring chain model was presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 May 2002
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4537, Third International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, (29 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.468774
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Xuemin Li, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
Xiyun Lu, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
Xiezhen Yin, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4537:
Third International Conference on Experimental Mechanics

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