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A Note On The Effect Of Short And Long Laminar Separation-Bubbles On Desinent Cavitation

Arakeri, VH and Carroll, JA and Holl, JW (1981) A Note On The Effect Of Short And Long Laminar Separation-Bubbles On Desinent Cavitation. In: Journal of Fluids Engineering, 103 (1). pp. 28-32.

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Earlier desinent cavitation studies on a 1/8 caliber ogive by one of the authors (J. W. H.) showed a sudden change in the magnitude of the desinent cavitation number at a critical velocity. In the present work it is shown by means of oil-film flow visualization that below the critical velocity a long laminar separation bubble exists whereas above the critical velocity the laminar separation bubble is short. Thus the desinent cavitation characteristics of a 1/8 caliber ogive are governed by the nature of the viscous flow around the body.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Fluids Engineering
Publisher: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to The American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2011 05:30
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2011 05:30
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/40496

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