Accession Number : AD0688934

Title :   AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE UNSTEADY FORCES CAUSING VORTEX-EXCITED OSCILLATIONS OF A CIRCULAR CYLINDER.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENTATION LAB

Personal Author(s) : Pearce,Bryan Rowell

Report Date : JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 78

Abstract : The amplitude and frequency of a circular cylinder undergoing vortex-excited oscillations are measured and presented. From this the oscillating exciting forces and lift coefficients are calculated. The lift coefficient and oscillating frequency are non-dimensionalized in terms of equivalent data for a stationary cylinder and plotted. This is compared to other data. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT, HYDRODYNAMICS), (*MECHANICAL CABLES, VORTICES), OCEAN WAVES, DETECTORS, FLUID FLOW, VIBRATION, OSCILLATION, FATIGUE(MECHANICS), WAKE, CYLINDRICAL BODIES, RESONANCE, DAMPING, REYNOLDS NUMBER, THESES

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE