Hot-wire Anemometry: Principles and Signal Analysis

Hardcover | April 1, 1987

byH. H. Bruun

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This book is a comprehensive, easy-to-access reference book for students, engineers and researchers engaged in the practical use of any aspect of 'hot wire' anemometry (HWA). The book introduces the logical framework for a computer based HWA system and identifies the individual steps in thecomplete experimental procedure ranging from probe selection through to presentation of analysed data. HWA is based on convective heat transfer from a heated wire or film element placed in a fluid flow. Any changes in the fluid flow conditions which affect the heat transfer from the heated elementcan be studied with HWA. This book explains the concepts and related practical implementations of all major HWA applications, and has been structured in such a way that it is of direct value to both people with little practical knowledge of HWA as well as to researchers with considerable experiencein the field.

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This book is a comprehensive, easy-to-access reference book for students, engineers and researchers engaged in the practical use of any aspect of 'hot wire' anemometry (HWA). The book introduces the logical framework for a computer based HWA system and identifies the individual steps in thecomplete experimental procedure ranging from p...

H. H. Bruun is at University of Bradford.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:532 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.22 inPublished:April 1, 1987Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198563426

ISBN - 13:9780198563426

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Table of Contents

NotationIntroduction1. Basic principles of hot-wire anemometry2. Introduction to velocity measurements3. One-component velocity measurements4. Two-component velocity measurements5. Three-component velocity measurements6. Temperature effects7. HWA techniques for reversing flow and for the near-wall region8. Two-phase flows, gas mixtures and compressible flows9. Vorticity measurements10. Conditional sampling techniques11. Time-series analysisReferences

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`This book earns its place on the shelf of any engineer using, or considering the use of, hot-wire anemometry.' Turbomachinery Digest