A visual study of a separation bubble.

A. J. Smits

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Flow visualization patterns interpreted with the aid of critical point theory are shown to lead to a better understanding of bluff body wakes. When the bluff body is fitted with a long splitter plate, it is revealed that near reattachment eddies are not 'split' but deflected alternately upstream and downstream. (A)

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication Title
PublisherHemisphere Publishing Corp
Edition(ed.), Washington, U.S.A., Hemisphere Publishing Corp., 1982,...
ISBN (Print)0891162321, 9780891162322
StatePublished - 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering

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