Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 67
  • Cited by
    This article has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Bolton, Johnathan T. Thurow, Brian S. Alvi, Farrukh S. and Arora, Nishul 2016. 32nd AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference.

    Dekou, R. Foucaut, J.-M. Roux, S. Stanislas, M. and Delville, J. 2016. Large scale organization of a near wall turbulent boundary layer. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow,


    Modesti, Davide and Pirozzoli, Sergio 2016. Reynolds and Mach number effects in compressible turbulent channel flow. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 59, p. 33.


    Peltier, S. J. Humble, R. A. and Bowersox, R. D. W. 2016. Crosshatch roughness distortions on a hypersonic turbulent boundary layer. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 28, Issue. 4, p. 045105.


    Schreyer, A.-M. Dussauge, J.-P. and Krämer, E. 2016. Characterization of an incipiently separated shock wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction. Shock Waves,


    URAMOTO, Shohei KOUCHI, Toshinori and MASUYA, Goro 2016. Effects of Upstream Disturbances on Supersonic Flowfield with Transverse Injection. Journal of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Vol. 64, Issue. 4, p. 244.


    Waindim, M. and Gaitonde, D.V. 2016. A body-force based method to generate supersonic equilibrium turbulent boundary layer profiles. Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 304, p. 1.


    Agostini, L. Larchevêque, L. and Dupont, P. 2015. Mechanism of shock unsteadiness in separated shock/boundary-layer interactions. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 27, Issue. 12, p. 126103.


    Dawson, David M. and Lele, Sanjiva K. 2015. 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.

    Poggie, Jonathan Bisek, Nicholas J. and Gosse, Ryan 2015. Resolution effects in compressible, turbulent boundary layer simulations. Computers & Fluids, Vol. 120, p. 57.


    Poggie, Jonathan 2015. 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.

    Slabaugh, Carson D. Pratt, Andrew C. and Lucht, Robert P. 2015. Simultaneous 5 kHz OH-PLIF/PIV for the study of turbulent combustion at engine conditions. Applied Physics B, Vol. 118, Issue. 1, p. 109.


    Deck, Sébastien Renard, Nicolas Laraufie, Romain and Sagaut, Pierre 2014. Zonal detached eddy simulation (ZDES) of a spatially developing flat plate turbulent boundary layer over the Reynolds number range 3 150 ⩽ Reθ ⩽ 14 000. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 26, Issue. 2, p. 025116.


    Gao, Qiong Yi, Shi-He and Jiang, Zong-Fu 2014. Universal form of the power spectrum of the aero-optical aberration caused by the supersonic turbulent boundary layer. Chinese Physics B, Vol. 23, Issue. 10, p. 104201.


    Mejia-Alvarez, R. Wu, Y. and Christensen, K.T. 2014. Observations of meandering superstructures in the roughness sublayer of a turbulent boundary layer. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 48, p. 43.


    Waindim, Mbu Gaitonde, Datta V. and Yentsch, Robert J. 2014. 52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting.

    Wang, Wei Guan, Xin-Lei and Jiang, Nan 2014. TRPIV investigation of space-time correlation in turbulent flows over flat and wavy walls. Acta Mechanica Sinica, Vol. 30, Issue. 4, p. 468.


    Wang, Wei Guan, Xin-Lei and Jiang, Nan 2014. Convection and correlation of coherent structure in turbulent boundary layer using tomographic particle image velocimetry. Chinese Physics B, Vol. 23, Issue. 10, p. 104703.


    Beekman, Izaak and Martin, Pino 2013. 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition.

    Beresh, Steven J. Henfling, John F. Spillers, Russell W. and Pruett, Brian O. M. 2013. Very-large-scale coherent structures in the wall pressure field beneath a supersonic turbulent boundary layer. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 25, Issue. 9, p. 095104.


    ×
  • Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Volume 556
  • June 2006, pp. 271-282

Large-scale motions in a supersonic turbulent boundary layer

  • B. GANAPATHISUBRAMANI (a1), N. T. CLEMENS (a1) and D. S. DOLLING (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022112006009244
  • Published online: 24 May 2006
Abstract

Wide-field particle image velocimetry measurements were performed in a Mach 2 turbulent boundary layer to study the characteristics of large-scale coherence at two wall-normal locations ($y/\delta\,{=}\,0.16$ and 0.45). Instantaneous velocity fields at both locations indicate the presence of elongated streamwise strips of uniform low- and high-speed fluid (length$\,{>}\,8\delta$). These long coherent structures exhibit strong similarities to those that have been found in incompressible boundary layers, which suggests an underlying similarity between the incompressible and supersonic regimes. Two-point correlations of streamwise velocity fluctuations show coherence over a longer streamwise distance at $y/\delta\,{=}\,0.45$ than at $y/\delta\,{=}\,0.16$, which indicates an increasing trend in the streamwise length scale with wall-normal location. The spanwise scale of these uniform-velocity strips increases with increasing wall-normal distance as found in subsonic boundary layers. The large-scale coherence observed is consistent with the very large-scale motion (VLSM) model proposed by Kim & Adrian (Phys. Fluids, vol. 11, 1999, p. 417) for incompressible boundary layers.

Copyright
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  • ISSN: 0022-1120
  • EISSN: 1469-7645
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-fluid-mechanics
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×
MathJax