Reynolds number effects on wall-bounded turbulence

A. J. Smits, D. R. Williams, M. A. Schmanske

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Abstract

Preliminary measurements of turbulence are reported for fully-developed turbulent pipe flow over a very wide Reynolds number range. The data were obtained in the Princeton/DARPA/ONR Superpipe facility which uses compressed air at pressures up to 240 atmospheres as the working fluid. The measurements include the longitudinal turbulence intensity, space-time correlations, and structure angle data. The Reynolds number ranges from 30 x 103 to 8.0 x 106, which is at least one order-of-magnitude higher than previously measured.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 1998 Thirteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 13-18 December 1998
EditorsMC Thompson, K Hourigan, MC Thompson, K Hourigan
PublisherMonash University
Pages365-368
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0732620449
StatePublished - Dec 1 1998
EventProceedings of the 1998 Thirteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference - Clayton, Victora, Australia
Duration: Dec 13 1998Dec 18 1998

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1998 Thirteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
CountryAustralia
CityClayton, Victora
Period12/13/9812/18/98

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Smits, A. J., Williams, D. R., & Schmanske, M. A. (1998). Reynolds number effects on wall-bounded turbulence. In MC. Thompson, K. Hourigan, MC. Thompson, & K. Hourigan (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1998 Thirteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 13-18 December 1998 (pp. 365-368). Monash University.