Multiple Hot-Wire Probes

Measurements of Turbulent Velocity & Vorticity Vector Fields

By Petar Vukoslavcevic & Dragan Petrovic
June 2000
ISBN: 86-7215-108-9
194 pages, Illustrated, 7 x 9 3/4
$108.00 Hardcover

Contents include: aims of turbulent research, basic operational principles of hot-wire anemometers, hot-wire cooling mechanisms, effective cooling velocity, a typical CTA experimental set-up, basic types of the probes for velocity field measurements, directional sensitivity of a finite-length-wire probe, special hot-wire configurations, spatial resolution of the probes, simultaneous measurements of three velocity components, relationships between the higher-order velocity moments, equations governing the hot-wire cooling, the procedure for two-sensor probes, conclusions and references.

Fluid Mechanics; Mechanical Engineering

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