On the Development of Turbulent Wakes from Vortex Streets

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"Wake development behind circular cylinders at Reynolds numbers from 40 to 10,000 was investigated in a low-speed wind tunnel. Standard hotwire techniques were used to study the velocity fluctuations. The Reynolds number range of periodic vortex shedding is divided into two distinct subranges. At R = 40 to 150, called the stable range, regular vortex streets are formed and no turbulent motion is developed" (p. 1).

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Roshko, Anatol March 1953.

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  • Main Title: On the Development of Turbulent Wakes from Vortex Streets
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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"Wake development behind circular cylinders at Reynolds numbers from 40 to 10,000 was investigated in a low-speed wind tunnel. Standard hotwire techniques were used to study the velocity fluctuations. The Reynolds number range of periodic vortex shedding is divided into two distinct subranges. At R = 40 to 150, called the stable range, regular vortex streets are formed and no turbulent motion is developed" (p. 1).

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77 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R12910
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930083620 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-2913
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930083620
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc56619

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Roshko, Anatol. On the Development of Turbulent Wakes from Vortex Streets, report, March 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc56619/: accessed January 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.