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Bubble Capture by Large Hydrofoil Tip Vortex

Latorre, R. and Billard, J.Y. and Moutant, F. and Roussel, O. (2001) Bubble Capture by Large Hydrofoil Tip Vortex. In: CAV 2001: Fourth International Symposium on Cavitation, June 20-23, 2001, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA USA. (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CAV2001:sessionA6.002

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Abstract

The interaction of gas bubbles with a vortex is investigated experimentally to clarify the role of the initial bubble position on its trajectory around the tip vortex shed from a large hydrofoil. The experiments performed with 4-6mm bubbles show that the bubbles can undergo no capture, quick capture into the tip vortex or slow capture with a spiral trajectory around the vortex.


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Record Number:CAV2001:sessionA6.002
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ID Code:135
Collection:CaltechCONF
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Deposited On:13 Jun 2001
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