The bistable flow of two circular cylinders of diameter ratio 2:1 was investigated. Based on the quantitative and qualitative measurements, two modes of flow are observed. Interactions of the adjacent gap-side vortices with the outer vortices and the pairing of outer vortices in both modes form the important mechanisms for the development of flow structures and wakes further downstream.
- Vortex flows
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Chemical Engineering(all)
- Nuclear Energy and Engineering
- Aerospace Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes