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Author Saltz, David
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract The rate of expansion of a planar, incompressible two-fluid mixing layer subject to a time-dependent acceleration g(t) has been accurately measured by Dimonte and Schneider for several different g(t) and a wide range of density ratio. Their measurements can be replicated by solving a phenomenological force law for the interpenetrating bubbles and spikes that comprise these mixing layers. The coefficients in this model are calibrated with respect to the asymptotic growth rates for impulsive and constant accelerations, and are so far successful in predicting bubble and spike growth for other acceleration histories. We use this information to analyze the inertial and buoyant effects that are implied by the experimental data and the known physics of the coherent structures comprising the mixing layer.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Publisher Date 1999-01-01