EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 45, 2013EFM12 – Experimental Fluid Mechanics 2012
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Published online||09 April 2013|
Review of background oriented schlieren and development for ballistic range applications
1 Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University, 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba, 980-8577, Sendai, Japan
2 Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, University of Prishtina, Mother Theresa str., nn, 10 000 Prishtina, Kosovo
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Quantitative measurements of fluid flow can be achieved by flow visualization techniques, and this paper reviews and outlines background oriented schlieren, with emphasis on its performance: measurement sensitivity and uncertainty. Since the technique depends on cross-correlation, an assessment of image evaluation is also conducted. Background oriented schlieren is applied to two flows: shock reflection from a wedge in a shock tube, and natural cooling byconvection. It is estimated that the technique can be applied to ballistic facilities.
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