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Title: Helical instability in an impinging underexpanded jet

Description: Shadowgraph images captured at 1,000,000 frames per second show an underexpanded impinging jet of air with a nozzle pressure ratio (nozzle stagnation pressure divided by ambient pressure) of NPR=4.5, and a non-dimensional impingement distance of Z/D=3 (Where Z is the impingement distance and D is the nozzle diameter). At this ratio the jet is influenced by a helical instability mode.

Credits: Adam Risborg - Laboratory for Turbulence Research in Aerospace and Combustion, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Monash University

References: See adamrisborg's YouTube page for a continually updated reference list.

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Contributed By: Adam Risborg

 
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