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Turbulent flow – Turbulent spot

Turbulent flow - Turbulent spot

Description

Top view of a turbulent spot growing by destabilizing the surrounding laminar (vortical) flow.

Author

Dr. Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, Virginia Commonwealth University

Copyright

Courtesy of Dr Marian Muste, IIHR - Hydroscience & Engineering, University of Iowa.

See also

Image published published in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics vol 110, P.73, 1981. The Fluids Laboratory is an integrated learning environment developed by IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering for the College of Engineering of The University of Iowa.