Tomographic PIV - Applications and Results

Experiments in Water

time resolved cylinder wake
at 9.8 Hz with 650 000 vectors per time step
Experimental setup with the indication of the measurement volume behind the cylinder (flow from left to right).
Movie of temporal development of vortical structures. Iso-vorticity surfaces are color-coded.
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 Partner: Dr. F. Scarano

flow above cylinder stub

Experimental setup showing the dimensions of the cylinder stub and the volume of the measurement.
Example of a result with very high spatial resolution of the vectors inside the volume.
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Partner: Dr. C. Kähler