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Cavity Surface Wave Patterns and General Appearance

Brennen, Christopher (1970) Cavity Surface Wave Patterns and General Appearance. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 44 (1). pp. 33-49. ISSN 0022-1120.

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Observations were made of the appearance of hydrodynamic cavities behind a series of axisymmetric headforms. Among the phenomena investigated was the transition of the interfacial or separated boundary layer on the cavity surface. The first stage of this process, namely the spatial growth of instability waves could be distinguished by means of high-speed photography. Comparison is made with a theoretical instability analysis.

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Deposited By: Christopher Brennen
Deposited On:19 Aug 2004
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