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An experimental and computational analysis of buoyancy driven flows by laser sheet tomography, particle image velocimetry and computational fluid dynamics

Stickland, M.T. and Scanlon, T.J. and Oldroyd, Andrew and Waddell, Peter and Crawley, F. and Stubbs, B. (1997) An experimental and computational analysis of buoyancy driven flows by laser sheet tomography, particle image velocimetry and computational fluid dynamics. In: Proceedings of the First Pacific Symposium on Flow Visualisation and Image Processing. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

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Abstract

This paper contains details of a three pronged investigation into the development of a buoyant jet impinging on a wall in a closed vessel. The development of the flow was measured experimentally by particle image velocimetry (PIV) and laser sheet tomography. The experimental results are compared with a computational model of the flow calculated by the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) package PHOENICS.