Accession Number : ADA331207

Title :   Experiments on Vortex-Excited Oscillations of Axially-Varying Cylindrical Structures in Non-Uniform Approach Flow

Corporate Author : NOTRE DAME UNIV IN DEPT OF AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Szewczyk, Albin A.

PDF Url : ADA331207

Report Date : 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The long term goals of this experimental investigation are to identify and understand the important fluid-structure interaction mechanisms that occur during vortex-excited vibrations of axially-varying cylindrical structures in non-uniform flow fields.

Descriptors :   *FLOW FIELDS, *NONUNIFORM FLOW, VORTICES, FLOW VISUALIZATION, VORTEX SHEDDING, SHEAR FLOW, AXIAL FLOW.

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE