Journal article

Experimental investigation of turbulence-driven secondary motion over a streamwise external corner

KAM Moinuddin, PN Joubert, MS Chong

JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2004

Abstract

Turbulence-driven secondary motion (known as secondary flow of Prandtl's second kind) is the result of the anisotropy of Reynolds stresses. It is associated with internal or external turbulent flow in the vicinity of streamwise corners. In the last six decades the flow along the streamwise internal corner hås attracted the attention of many researchers, but it is only recently at the University of Melbourne that an experimental investigation on a flow over an external corner has been undertaken. Although the turbulence-driven secondary motions are generally much smaller than those resulting from skewing of the mean spanwise vorticity (known as secondary flow of Prandtl's first kind), they ha..

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