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Analytical and experimental investigations of dual-plane PIV

Raffel, M. and Westerweel, J. and Willert, C. and Gharib, M. and Kompenhans, J. (1995) Analytical and experimental investigations of dual-plane PIV. In: Optical techniques in fluid, thermal, and combustion flow. Proceedings of SPIE. No.2546. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers , Bellingham, WA, pp. 75-86. ISBN 9780819419057.

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In its 'classical' form particle image velocimetry (PIV) extracts two components of the flow velocity vector by measuring the displacement of tracer particles within a double-pulsed laser light sheet. The method described in this paper is based on the additional recording of a third exposure of the tracer particles in a parallel light sheet, which is slightly displaced with respect to the first one. The particle images resulting from these three exposures are stored on separate frames. The locations of the correlation peaks, as obtained by cross-correlation methods, are used to determine the projections of the velocity vectors onto the plane between both light sheets. In the manner described below, the amplitudes of these peaks are used to obtain information about the velocity component perpendicular to the light sheet planes. The mathematical background of this method is described in the paper. Numerical simulations show the influence of the main parameters (e.g. light sheet thickness, light sheet displacement and out-of-plane component) on the resolution and reliability of the new method. Two different recording procedures and their results will be shown to demonstrate the ease of operation when applying this technique to liquid flows.

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Additional Information:© 1995 SPIE. The authors would like to thank DLR for supporting Markus Raffel's visit to Caltech (CQV), and the Office of Naval Research through the URI grant ONR-URI-N00014-92-J-1610. The research of J. Westerweel has been made possible by a fellowship of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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Subject Keywords:particle image velocimetry, dual-plane correlation, scanning light sheet, three-dimensional flow measurements
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Issue or Number:2546
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Official Citation: Markus Raffel ; Jerry Westerweel ; Christian Willert ; Mory Gharib ; Juergen Kompenhans; Analytical and experimental investigations of dual-plane PIV. Proc. SPIE 2546, Optical Techniques in Fluid, Thermal, and Combustion Flow, 75 (September 29, 1995); doi:10.1117/12.221511
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