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Recent observations on cavitation and cavitation noise

Brennen, C. E. and Ceccio, S. L. (1989) Recent observations on cavitation and cavitation noise. In: Proceedings of the Third ASME Symposium on Cavitation Noise and Erosion in Fluid Systems. Fluids Engineering Division. No.FED-88. American Society of Mechanical Engineers , New York, NY, pp. 67-78. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:BRE097

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Abstract

This paper is primarily concerned with the acoustics of traveling bubble cavitation around foils or headforms. We begin with observations of individual bubbles and the acoustic signals they emit, our purpose being to identify areas of research which would enhance our understanding of the history of individual bubbles. Then we present some numerical integrations of the Rayleigh/Plesset equation for the same flows. The comparison is encouraging in terms of future synthesis of the noise by analytical means. Finally, bubble interaction effects which were omitted earlier are discussed and some recent analytical results including these effects are presented.


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Additional Information:The authors are very grateful for the support of the Office of Naval Research. The preparation of this paper and the research program at Caltech is supported by ONR under Contract N00014-85-K-0397. We should also like to thank D. Hart and S. Kumar for their continuing help.
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