A Taylor-Couette system for the experimental study of the influence of surface roughness

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Abstract

An optically accessible Taylor-Couette flow has been setup to enable experimental investigation of the influence of surface finish and roughness on the transfer of momentum between the wall and the bulk flow. Details of this facility and flow characterisation are presented, demonstrating the ability to explore flow regimes from laminar Taylor vortices to featureless turbulence.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
EditorsTimothy C.W. Lau, Richard M. Kelso
PublisherAustralasian Fluid Mechanics Society
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780646597843
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventAustralasian Fluid Mechanics Conference 2018 - Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia
Duration: 10 Dec 201813 Dec 2018
Conference number: 21st
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Conference

ConferenceAustralasian Fluid Mechanics Conference 2018
Abbreviated titleAFMC 2018
CountryAustralia
CityAdelaide
Period10/12/1813/12/18
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Atkinson, C., Amjad, S., & Soria, J. (2018). A Taylor-Couette system for the experimental study of the influence of surface roughness. In T. C. W. Lau, & R. M. Kelso (Eds.), Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.