Wall-drag measurements of smooth- and rough-wall turbulent boundary layers using a floating element
WJ Baars, DT Squire, KM Talluru, MR Abbassi, N Hutchins, I Marusic
Experiments in Fluids | Published : 2016
The mean wall shear stress, $$øverlineτ _w$$ τ ¯ w , is a fundamental variable for characterizing turbulent boundary layers. Ideally, $$øverlineτ _w$$ τ ..View full abstract
The authors wish to gratefully acknowledge the Australian Research Council for financial support. Appreciation is expressed to Dr. William T. Hambleton for an initial design of the experimental device at OEM Fabricators Inc. (currently Midwest Mechanics, LCC). We would also like to give special thanks to Dr. Ellen K. Longmire for insightful discussions about the measurement procedure.