A Turbulent Wall Layer Visualization System Using a Dense Fog and a Scanning Laser Beam

  • J. M. Bessem
  • C. Nieuwvelt
  • J. C. Stouthart
  • J. C. H. Zeegers
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Flow visualization is a well established technique [1–3] as a means for better understanding the general nature of complex flows. Recently, its importance was improved revolutionary by the introduction of digital image processing [4]. The usefulness of flow visualization has been amply demonstrated by the large number of articles on the subject after the pioneering work of Kline and co-workers [5–6].


Turbulent Boundary Layer Coherent Structure Flow Visualization Light Sheet Laminar Boundary Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Bessem
    • 1
  • C. Nieuwvelt
    • 2
  • J. C. Stouthart
    • 2
  • J. C. H. Zeegers
    • 2
  1. 1.Lab. Aero- and HydrodynamicsDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Lab. Fluid Dynamics and Heat TransferEindhovenThe Netherlands

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