EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 67, 2014EFM13 – Experimental Fluid Mechanics 2013
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Published online||25 March 2014|
Wind-load, pressure and velocity measurements: post processing and discussion
Institute for Turbulence-Noise-Vibration Interaction and Control, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, China
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 25 March 2014
Because of the practical importance of bluff bodies subjected fluid flow, fluid dynamics around two-dimensional bluff bodies, especially circular cylinders, has been studied in light of three major parameters, namely flow-induced force, surface pressure and wake. Though all the three are interrelated, the first two are the integrated behavior of flow velocity around the cylinder. Thus measurements of flow-induced forces, surface pressures and velocity fields are very important in the engineering discipline. This paper discusses force and pressure measurement results for two circular cylinders at gap-spacing ratio T/D varied from 0.1 to 5 and the attack angle α from 0° to 180° where T is the gap width between the cylinders and D is the diameter of a cylinder. Post processing of pressure and force signals is also elaborated.
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