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By M. Samimy, K. S. Breuer, L. G. Leal, P. H. Steen

The visualization of fluid movement has performed an enormous function within the improvement of fluid dynamics and its purposes, from the evolution of flight to monitoring climate, and knowing the circulate of blood. The Fluid Dynamics department of the yankee actual Society sponsors an annual pageant for extraordinary pictures of fluid movement. This quantity contains a choice of winners from 1985 to the current. each one photograph is followed through a few explanatory textual content, making the amount a major acquisition for a person interested in fluid circulate learn.

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The dark lines or “fringes” in each interferogram represent contour lines of constant density, thus offering a complete quantification of this unsteady flow field at each instant. Dynamic stall is indicated by deflection of the fringe pattern away from the airfoil upper surface, as can be seen in Fig. 1(c). This quantitative flow visualization is a particularly powerful method for conveying information and providing understanding of the critical flow field phenomena. However, for dynamic flows, sequences of moving images are often much more effective than the static images that are often presented.

The elegant filamentary structure and subsequent droplet development is purely electrostatic. No mechanical or aerodynamic forces are involved. Droplet development starts with collapse of the cylindrical charged column into the thick-rimmed, ribbon-like structure seen at the top of the images. The charged cylindrical column of fluid is unstable to small perturbations of the circular cross section of the column. Upon small distortion, the charge, and therefore the fluid that carries it, tends to rapidly migrate to the extremities pulling the column into a thin sheet.

1 The rushing tidal current is a sloping surface jet (exceeding 5 m/s) in-or-out between the two seas. The phenomenon is strongest during the first hour of every 6 h and 25 min period, particularly at full moons in the early spring, when Nanjo's photograph was taken (early March, 1996). A bridge now spans Naruto to Awaji and was finished in March of 1985. In the photograph we see a near-vertical aerial view of a sight-seeing boat close to the southwestern (counterclockwise-vortex) edge of the cascade.

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