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The Effect of the Free Surface on a Round Jet

Liepmann, D. and Gharib, M. (1990) The Effect of the Free Surface on a Round Jet. Physics of Fluids A, 2 (9). p. 1520. ISSN 0899-8213.

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The images shown above are sequential cross sections of a round jet at 3.5 diameters downstream of the nozzle visualized using laser-induced fluorescence. Figures 1 and 2 show the flow field of the jet 1 diameter below the free surface, while Figs. 3 and 4 are images of the submerged jet. Except for the presence of the free surface, the flow conditions are identical with a Reynolds number of 4000 based on the jet diameter and exit velocity.

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Additional Information:© 1990 American Institute of Physics. This work has been supported by the Office of Naval Research and DARPA.
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Classification Code:PACS: 82.33.Vx; 47.27.W-; 07.68.+m
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