Digital Image Analysis of a Complex Turbulent Wake

  • M. Shokr
  • J. F. Keffer
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


An analysis of a complex turbulent wake generated by a pair of closely-spaced, unequal diameter circular cylinders, oriented spanwise to a uniform stream has been carried out using digital image analysis of cine pictures of the flow. The study was confined to the near cylinder development portion of the flow where large coherent structures control the motion. The intermittent nature of the wake and the turbulent/non-turbulent interface characteristics are described.


Flow Visualization Digital Image Analysis Vortex Street Interface Position Turbulent Wake 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Shokr
    • 1
  • J. F. Keffer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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