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By M. Samimy, K. S. Breuer, L. G. Leal, P. H. Steen

The visualization of fluid movement has performed a massive function within the improvement of fluid dynamics and its purposes, from the evolution of flight to monitoring climate, and realizing the movement of blood. The Fluid Dynamics department of the yank actual Society sponsors an annual festival for remarkable photographs of fluid stream. This quantity features a collection of winners from 1985 to the current. each one photo is followed via a few explanatory textual content, making the amount a massive acquisition for someone enthusiastic about fluid circulate examine.

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The trailing vortices and downwash phenomenon of an aircraft in flight are seen clearly in Fig. 3. 1 Aircraft altitude was about 122 m (400 ft) above the lake, and the weight was approximately 8400 kg. As the trailing vortices descended over the fog layer due to the downwash, the flow field in the wake was made visible by the distortion of the fog layer. The photo was taken by P. Bowen for the Cessna Aircraft Company from the tail gunner’s position in a B-25 flying in formation slightly above and ahead of the Cessna.

E 60, R3487 (1999). 2 M. A. Scherer, F. Melo, and M. Marder, Phys. Fluids 11, 58 (1999). sand ripples; oscillatory shear. A Gallery of Fluid Motion, ed. M. Samimy et al. Published by Cambridge University Press. © Cambridge University Press, 2003. 38 A Gallery of Fluid Motion Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 3 Figure 4 The thistle crown E. Tan and S. T. Thoroddsen University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign This flower-like pattern evolves after the impact of a dyed water drop onto a thin layer of glycerin.

J. Weber Aerometrics, Inc. L. W. Carr NASA Ames Research Center M. S. Chandrasekhara US Navel Postgraduate School Rapid pitching of an airfoil past the angle at which it would stall in steady flow creates a dynamic delay of stall known as “dynamic stall,” a phenomenon which is under study1 because it presently limits the forward speed and maneuverability of helicopters and influences the potential maneuverability of fighter aircraft. Analysis of dynamic stall in compressible flows has been limited by the difficulty of obtaining accurate visualization of this complex flow field.

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