Characteristics of Amplitude Vacillation in a Rotating Differentially Heated Fluid Determined by a Multi-Probe Technique.
FLORIDA STATE UNIV TALLAHASSEE
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The radial distribution of the azimuthally averaged temperature at one depth in a rotating, differentially heated annulus of fluid undergoing amplitude vacillation is measured with an array of 48 thermocouples suspended on fine wires in the fluid. The properties of amplitude vacillation and the feasibility of making measurements with multi-probe arrays, properly staggered in the fluid to avoid disrupting the organized flow, are discussed. Author
- Fluid Mechanics