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Duinmeijer, S.P.A. (author)
This is an experimental and theoretical research on the motion of buoyant particles in the flow of a free-surface vortex at moderate to high particle Reynolds numbers.
doctoral thesis 2020
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Naorniakowski, Alexander (author)
Heavy-Duty Vehicles (HDVs) are responsible for a measurable and growing portion of the worldwide greenhouse gas emissions. As aerodynamic drag constitutes the single biggest source of engine power demand for HDVs at highway speeds, aerodynamic improvements are an effective measure to reduce fuel consumption and thus greenhouse gas emissions....
master thesis 2020
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Patil, Kaustubh (author)
In experimental aerodynamics, pressure is an important parameter which provides insight into the various features of the flow around the test object. By obtaining the surface pressure information, various inferences can be drawn such as flow separation, local flow velocity etc. Traditionally, the most common method of obtaining pressure has been...
master thesis 2019
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Liu, Guan-Li (author)
The robotic volumetric PIV system of the TU Delft is proposed to be used to gather quantitative data in the wakes of footballs. For over a decade now, a new football is introduced every FIFA World Cup. The varying surface characteristics affect the behaviour of the footballs in flight, and so football aerodynamics has become subject to increased...
master thesis 2018
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Ordoñez Celaya, David (author)
Pressure represents a physical magnitude which allows the characterisation of flow behaviour. Its study is<br/>of great interest for engineering purposes and is broadly reported in the literature. The practical implementation of pressure measurements in industrial wind tunnel facilities involves the use of intrusive pressure probes only able to...
master thesis 2018
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Saredi, Edoardo (author)
Car industry and motorsport development nowadays strongly rely on wind tunnel testing. As the literature survey shows, in order to fully understand the characteristics of the flow around a car, large-scale and volumetric flow field measurements are required. For its features, PIV can be pointed as a useful technique for automotive wind tunnels....
master thesis 2018
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Giaquinta, Daniele (author)
The near wake of the Ahmed reference body in the presence of steady cross-wind is investigated experimentally by means of large-scale three-dimensional Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV). A novel experimental technique is employed which exploits coaxial imaging and illumination while relying on Helium Filled Soap Bubble (HFSB) seeding as well as...
master thesis 2018
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Sciacchitano, A. (author), Terra, W. (author), Shah, Yash (author)
Large-scale Particle Tracking Velocimetry (PTV) measurements are cond ucted in the wake of a fu ll-scale cyclist model in time-trial position at freestream velocities between 12.5 and 15 m/ s, corresponding to Reynolds numbers of the order of 5×105. Lagrangian particle tracking is employed to determine the velocity and static pressure statistics...
conference paper 2018
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Charruault, F.T. (author), Greidanus, A.J. (author), Breugem, W.P. (author), Westerweel, J. (author)
The present study introduces an experimental technique based on a Free Surface-Synthetic Schlieren (FS-SS) method in order to characterize free surfaces subjected to strong deformations. Current synthetic Schlieren methods are based on local image correlation and thus limited to rather weak image deformations, implying that they can only resolve...
conference paper 2018
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Schneiders, J.F.G. (author)
A series of techniques is proposed for volumetric air flow measurements that are based upon the principles of particle image velocimetry (PIV). The proposed techniques fall in two categories; part 1 of this dissertation considers measurement data processing using constitutive laws and part 2 focuses on development of a coaxial volumetric flow...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Yeung, Ka Hin (author)
Junction flow denotes the fluid phenomenon where the flow on a flat surface encounters a protuberance. This type of flow, which is highly three-dimensional, turbulent and unsteady, usually leads to the generation of a Horseshoe vortex at the obstacle's leading edge. Existing extensive experimental and numerical studies focus on the inception of...
master thesis 2017
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Shah, Yash (author)
Laser diagnostic techniques such as Particle Image Velocimetry and Particle Tracking Velocimetry to measure the flow of a fluid around an object have been in prevalence for a few decades. Typically, the fluid, whose motion is of interest, is seeded with micron scale particles and illuminated with a laser. Due to scattering inefficiencies of...
master thesis 2017
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Rius Vidales, A.F. (author)
: The Air-Wake produced by a ship superstructure is a complex, highly turbulent and unsteady three-dimensional flow, which contains large flow features that interact with the helicopter rotor during critical take-off and landing procedures. An international research effort (TTCP, AER-TP2) which involves experimental and numerical studies on...
master thesis 2016
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Breugem, W.A. (author)
Two experiments are performed in order to investigate suspended sediment transport in a turbulent open channel flow. The first experiment used particle image velocimetry (PIV) to measure the fluid velocity with a high spatial resolution, while particle tracking velocimetry (PTV) was used to measure the velocity of individual sediment particles....
doctoral thesis 2012
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