Secondary instability in the wake of a circular cylinder
UNSPECIFIED. (1996) Secondary instability in the wake of a circular cylinder. PHYSICS OF FLUIDS, 8 (6). pp. 1683-1685. ISSN 1070-6631Full text not available from this repository.
Secondary instability of flow past a circular cylinder is examined using highly accurate numerical methods. The critical Reynolds number for this instability is found to be Re-c = 188.5. The secondary instability leads to three-dimensionality with a spanwise wavelength at onset of 4 cylinder diameters. Three-dimensional simulations show that this bifurcation is weakly subcritical. (C) 1996 American Institute of Physics.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Q Science > QC Physics
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICS OF FLUIDS|
|Publisher:||AMER INST PHYSICS|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Page Range:||pp. 1683-1685|
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