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Transition in incompressible near-wakes

Roshko, Anatol (1967) Transition in incompressible near-wakes. Physics of Fluids, 10 (9). S181-S183. ISSN 0031-9171.

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An experimental study of the near-wakes of a family of flat-based cylinders of varying chord-thickness ratio, L/d, shows that the phenomena of vortex shedding and transition are similar to those for a cylinder of circular section. The Reynolds number for appearance of turbulence in the wake is correlated with L/d.

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Additional Information:©1967 The American Institute of Physics. Patrick D. Weidman assisted with the experiments. The work was supported, in part, by the United States Office of Naval Research.
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