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Measurement of fluid flow thickness within a rotating cone

Symons, DD and Bizard, AFM (2015) Measurement of fluid flow thickness within a rotating cone. Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, 137. ISSN 0098-2202

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Abstract

© 2015 by ASME. This paper reports experimental measurements of film thickness for continuous fluid flow on the internal surface of a cone rotating about a vertical axis. Measurements were obtained via an optical method based on photographing the displacement of a grid projected onto the surface of the flow within the cone. Results are compared to analytical theory for axisymmetric, steady state, free-surface laminar flow of a Newtonian fluid in a spinning cone. The theory assumes that the flow is thin but takes account of gravity. The theoretical model is found to be in good agreement with the experimental results.

Item Type: Article
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Divisions: Div C > Engineering Design
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 19:42
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2017 03:52
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