Experimental Method for Pressure-Velocity Correlation Measurements in Three-Dimensional Turbulent Boundary Layers

  • L. Paulsen
  • K. O. Felsch


An experimental method is proposed to investigate the lateral correlations of pressure and velocity within a three-dimensional turbulent boundary layer. The measurements are performed by a pressure-velocity correlation probe, consisting of two pairs of closely side by side mounted miniature hot-wire probes and 1/8″-microphones. The distance between the pairs is variable. That allows to analyse as well space correlations perpendicular to the stream line as time correlations. The data processing is done by a digital computer. Thus all correlations and spectra are calculated from one ensemble. By means of digital filter procedures a distinct analysis of micro-scale and macro-scale characteristics is possible.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Paulsen
    • 1
  • K. O. Felsch
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Strömungslehre und StrömungsmaschinenUniversität KarlsruheKarlsruheWest Germany

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