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At the Upper Transition of Subcritical Regime of a Circular Cylinder

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K. W. Lo, N. W. M. Ko

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China

J. Fluids Eng 123(2), 422-434 (Dec 20, 2000) (13 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1365120 History: Received December 04, 1998; Revised December 20, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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Variation of formation length of secondary vortices. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Scheme of conditional sampling of primary vortex sheet and secondary vortices
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Spectra of streamwise velocity at different streamwise locations. y/d=0.66.Re=1.2×104. x/d: –, 0.1; — — —, 0.2; - ⋅ - ⋅ -, 0.3; - ⋅ ⋅ - ⋅ ⋅ -, 0.4; ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅ ⋅, 0.5; - - - -, 0.6. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Flow visualization (streamwise) of near wake. Re=7.6×103. (a) Secondary vortices; (b) pairing secondary vortices. Different time instants.
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Flow visualization (spanwise) of near wake. (a) Whole span (two dimensional secondary vortices); (b) whole span (local pairing on lower part); (c) whole span (local pairing on lower part, earlier roll-up of primary vortices); (d) close-up (local pairings). Different time instants.
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Time histories of velocity of primary vortex sheet, secondary vortices and paired vortices. (a) Re=4.7×103; (b) Re=1.08×104; (c) Re=3.1×104. 1G: Group I type; 2G: Group II type; 3G: Group III type. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Distributions of energies of primary vortex sheet, secondary vortices and random components. ○, primary vortex sheet; □, secondary vortices; ▵, random components. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Variations of numbers of samples of secondary and paired vortices at different threshold levels. ▵, 1<σi<2; □, 2<σi<3; ○, σi>3. Open symbol: secondary vortices (fi); solid: paired vortices (fi/2). Uncertainty: ±3 percent.
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Variations of bandwidths of primary vortex sheet and secondary vortices. Δfv/fv: ○, present study; Norberg 1; □, d=3.99 mm; ▵, d=5.98 mm; ▿, d=9.99 mm; ⋄, d=41 mm.Δfi/fi: •, present study; ▴, Norberg 1; ▪, Prasad and Williamson 3. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Variations of numbers of samples of secondary and paired vortices with Reynolds number (σi>3). ○, Group I; □, Group II; ▵, Group III. Open symbol: secondary vortices (fi); solid: paired vortices (fi/2). Uncertainty: ±3 percent.
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Recovered time histories of velocity of primary vortex sheet and secondary vortices at different Reynolds numbers (σi>3). (a) Re=4.7×103; (b) Re=7.5×103; (c) Re=3.1×104. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Definitions of recovered time histories.
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Variations of recovered velocities of primary vortex sheet and secondary vortices with Reynolds number (σi>3). ○, 〈uv+1; □, 〈uv+2; ▴, 〈ui2〉. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Variations of maximum recovered energies of secondary vortices at different threshold levels and phase shift. 〈ui2max/ui2: ▵, 1<σi<2; □, 2<σi<3; ○, σi>3;Δτi/ΔTv: •, τi>3. Uncertainty: 〈ui2max/ui2: ±5 percent; Δτi/Δτv: ±5 percent.
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Variations of recovered periods of primary vortex sheet. Symbols as in Fig. 14. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Variations of linear strain rate ratios with Reynolds number. Symbols as in Fig. 14. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Variations of maximum recovered energy of secondary vortices with linear strain rate ratio (σi>3). ○, Group I; □, Group II; ▵, Group III. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Strouhal numbers of secondary vortices and paired vortices. ○, Secondary vortices (fi); ▪, paired vortices (fi/2); ♦, subharmonic forcing at mode II 41. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.
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Variations of maximum recovered energies (σi>3). Secondary vortices 〈ui2〉: ○, Group I; □, Group II; ▵, Group III. Paired vortices 〈ui/22〉: •, Group I; ▪, Group II; ▴, Group III. Uncertainty: ±5 percent.

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