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Published by NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in [Marshall Space Flight Center, Ala.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reduced gravity environments.,
  • Rotating masses of fluid.,
  • Fluid dynamics (Space environment)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by O.C. Holderer.
    SeriesNASA-CR -- 170923., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-170923.
    ContributionsGeorge C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16117531M

    These waves give rotating flow a very different character from non-rotating flow. The influence of rotation on strong fluid turbulence is an interesting problem that is relevant to systems like Earth's atmosphere and oceans, where fluid inertia and Coriolis accelerations are both extremely important. This source disk was mounted on a slowly rotating turntable. Gravity causes the pendulum to be deflected 10 times per revolution. We placed another disk below the source disk that has 10 holes exactly out of phase with the upper disk. This disk was designed to exactly cancel the gravity . The fluid flow system provides engineers with a complete analysis system for computational fluid dynamics (CFD), including modeling and visualization systems. It enables you to create 2-D and 3-D models of your designs (or import models from other programs), define flow problems and study the flow characteristics of your design.


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Low gravity experiment for studying rotating fluid having a free surface (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: O C Holderer; George C.

Marshall Space Flight Center. Get this from a library. Low gravity experiment for studying rotating fluid having a free surface. [O C Holderer; George C. Marshall Space Flight Center,]. Electrical, mechanical, and operational aspects of a test cell assembly for studying rotating fluids with a free surface are described.

Results of a stress analysis prepared to document the structural adequacy for safe use on the KC aircraft are presented along with results of a single load proof test of the most critical load : O.

Holderer. of rotating free surfaces in a low-gtavity envuonment. A laboratory investigation of the phenomena requires that centrifugal force be much greater than gravity, a condition that can be achieved in a ter- restrial laboratory by rotating the fluid at high Low gravity experiment for studying rotating fluid having a free surface book.

However, it is also required that surface tensictlFile Size: 2MB. Free-Surface Flow: Shallow-Water Dynamics presents a novel approach to this phenomenon. It bridges the gap between traditional books on open-channel flow and analytical fluid mechanics.

Shallow-water theory is established by formal integration of the Navier-Stokes equations, and boundary resistance is developed by a rigorous construction of turbulent flow models for channel flow. Polygons on a Rotating Fluid Surface Thomas R.N.

Jansson,1,2 Martin P. Haspang,1,2 Ka˚re H. Jensen,1,2 Pascal Hersen,1 and Tomas Bohr1 1Physics Department, The Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark 2The Niels Bohr Institute, Blegdams Copenhagen Ø, Denmark (Received 1 December ; published 3 May ) We report a novel and.

Once steady motion has been attained, the speed Low gravity experiment for studying rotating fluid having a free surface book the turntable is deliberately reduced by a small quantity, say % so that the container and the fluid no longer have the same angular velocity.

The focus of the experiment is the fluid motion relative to the obstacle. Experiments on the Space Shuttle represent only one way to study fluid flows in reduced gravity. NASA also supports reduced gravity research in special aircraft. One such aircraft is the KC (in an archive photos above, click on images for a full-screen jpeg).

An experimental study of the free evolution of rotating, nonlinear internal gravity waves in a two-layer Low gravity experiment for studying rotating fluid having a free surface book fluid.

The temporal evolution of nonlinear large-scale internal gravity waves, in a two-layer flow affected by background rotation, is studied via laboratory experiments conducted in a cylindrical tank, mounted on a rotating by: 5.

Visualization of flow patterns in the annular layer of liquid inside a rotating cylinder: R = cm, L = cm, ν = cSt, q == (a) and s −1 (b); light areas represent domains of high concentrations of aluminum powder.

Distance between vertical markers equals to 25 cm. Abstract: We report a novel and spectacular instability of a fluid surface in a rotating system.

In a flow driven by rotating the bottom plate of a partially filled, stationary cylindrical container, the shape of the free surface can spontaneously break the axial symmetry and assume the form of a polygon rotating rigidly with a speed different from that of the by: In a flow driven by rotating the bottom plate of a partially filled, stationary cylindrical container, the shape of the free surface can spontaneously break the axial symmetry and assume the form of a polygon rotating rigidly with a speed different from that of the plate.

With water we have observed polygons with up to 6 corners. It has been. We study the surface shape of water in an open cylinder driven by constant rotation of the bottom.

Around the critical Reynolds number for the laminar-turbulent transition, the surface deformation, which is of the order of the container size, shows an aperiodic switching phenomenon between an axisymmetric shape and a nonaxisymmetric shape. The axisymmetric shape is observed as a steady state Cited by: The aim of this paper Low gravity experiment for studying rotating fluid having a free surface book the investigation of a layered sloshing fluid system using both a new Hamiltonian mathematical model and new laboratory experiments.

The mathematical model is defined for a cylindrical tank with an arbitrary shape and subjected to an arbitrary rigid by:   The way in which a stratified fluid adjusts to equilibrium under gravity has been a continuing theme in this book because it is so fundamental to understanding how the ocean and atmosphere behave.

In Chapter 7 this process was examined on an infinite uniformly rotating plane. On a rotating sphere, there are two new effects of particular. While these density changes may be large enough to affect the buoyancy of the fluid parcel, they are too small to affect the mass budget.

For example, the thermal expansion coefficient of water is typically 2 ×10−4 K−1 and so the volume of a parcel of water changes by File Size: 1MB. Then the back page of book A and the back page of book B.

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In physics, a free surface is the surface of a fluid that is subject to zero parallel shear stress, such as the interface between two homogeneous fluids, for example liquid water and the air in the Earth's atmosphere. Unlike liquids, gases cannot form a free surface on their zed/liquified solids, including slurries, granular materials, and powders may form a free surface.

A liquid in a gravitational. Miles 41 noted the importance of including the effects of the parabolic free-surface of a rotating body of liquid when calculating the properties of free-surface waves in rotating by:   The first 10K drive will sit below rotating array, 2nd 10K RPM drive is for top rotating array negating yaw.

The 2nd counter-rotating arrays and static will have a few holes may result in a. Rotating planets that are squashed at the poles like Jupiter can have a gravity field that is characterized by a solid-body component, plus components that arise from motions in the by: 6 Chapter 1—Introduction to Fluid Mechanics by deformation.

In fluid mechanics, pressure is usually the most important type of compressive stress, and will shortly be discussed in more detail. The second type of stress, shown in Fig. (b), acts tangentially to the surface; it is called a shear stress τ, and equals F/A, where F is the tangential force and A is the area on which it Size: KB.

Another method of measuring the viscosity of a fluid is the rotating viscometer (Figure 4). The rotating viscometer is a cylinder within a cylinder where the gap between the cylinders, filled with fluid, is known and one of the cylinders is rotated with a known force (Dontula, Macosko, & Scriven, ).

Using the equations for Couette. The free-surface shape of a liquid in a uniformly rotating cylinder in the presence of surface tension is determined before and after the onset of dewetting at the bottom of the cylinder. Two scenarios of liquid withdrawal from the bottom are considered, with and without deposition of thin film behind the liquid.

The governing non-linear differential equations for the axisymmetric liquid Cited by: An artificial gravity field of g (equivalent to Mars's surface gravity) was to be produced by rotation (32 rpm, radius of ca.

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a~ Lmax is unique. Beyond Emax, there are no axisymmetric shapes pos­ sible for a free drop in rigid body rotation. The free surface of a liquid just means the surface that is in contact with air.

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Onur Akay, Ph.D. CE Fluid Mechanics 2 For a uniform pressure distribution, the CP is located at the centroid of area of the panel. Modeling the viscous torque acting on a rotating object Manon E. Grugel Physics Department, The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio (Ap ) By drawing an analogy between linear and rotational dynamics, an equation describing the viscous torque acting on an object rotating in a fluid File Size: 71KB.

NASA's Zero Gravity Research Facility, located at the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, is a meter vertical shaft, largely below the ground, with an integral vacuum drop chamber, in which an experiment vehicle can have a free fall for a duration of seconds, falling a distance of meters.

Gut Cells in Low Gravity. The team grew the gut cells on tiny spherical beads and placed the beads in a device called a rotating wall vessel full of fluid. The vessel rotates constantly so that the beads never hit the walls, mimicking the low-gravity environment of : Erika K.

Carlson. Low gravity and fluid dynamics. There are several methods for analysing the dynamic behaviour of fluids under normal gravity conditions on Earth. A common assumption in such methods is that the free surface of the fluid is flat and at right angles to the direction in which gravity is acting, i.e.

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Figure 1. The three regimes of viscous flow: (a) laminar flow at low Re; (b) transition at intermediate Re; (c) turbulent flow at high Re. Since the velocity profiles of laminar flow and turbulent flow areFile Size: 1MB. If we remove the stirrer and view things in two dimensions, we can get a really nice demonstration of this effect.

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Surface gravity waves The most familiar form of wave motions are the waves occurring at the interface between the atmosphere and water, like the waves we see on the beach.

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