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Language | English |
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Pages | 1537-1539 |

Number of pages | 2 |

Journal | Physics of Fluids |

Volume | 14 |

Issue number | 4 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - Apr 2002 |

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### Keywords

- vortex flow
- marine engineering
- fluid physics

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*Physics of Fluids*,

*14*(4), 1537-1539. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1452475

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*Physics of Fluids*, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 1537-1539. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1452475

**Second Taylor vortex flow: Effects of radius ratio and aspect ratio.** / Xiao, Q.; Lim, T.T.; Chew, Y.T.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Second Taylor vortex flow: Effects of radius ratio and aspect ratio

AU - Xiao, Q.

AU - Lim, T.T.

AU - Chew, Y.T.

PY - 2002/4

Y1 - 2002/4

N2 - This paper is motivated by our earlier investigation on the stability of Taylor-Couette flow in which we discovered a previously unidentified flow regime, which we refer to as "Second Taylor vortex flow" (STVF) when an inner cylinder is subjected to some critical acceleration [Lim, Chew, and Xiao, Phys. Fluids 10, 3233 (1998)]. The aim here is to explore how the STVF regime is affected by changes in radius ratio and aspect ratio. Results show that the STVF regime is sensitive to the gap size between the two cylinders, and does not exist for some radius ratios, whereas it increases with decreasing aspect ratio.

AB - This paper is motivated by our earlier investigation on the stability of Taylor-Couette flow in which we discovered a previously unidentified flow regime, which we refer to as "Second Taylor vortex flow" (STVF) when an inner cylinder is subjected to some critical acceleration [Lim, Chew, and Xiao, Phys. Fluids 10, 3233 (1998)]. The aim here is to explore how the STVF regime is affected by changes in radius ratio and aspect ratio. Results show that the STVF regime is sensitive to the gap size between the two cylinders, and does not exist for some radius ratios, whereas it increases with decreasing aspect ratio.

KW - vortex flow

KW - marine engineering

KW - fluid physics

UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1452475

U2 - 10.1063/1.1452475

DO - 10.1063/1.1452475

M3 - Article

VL - 14

SP - 1537

EP - 1539

JO - Physics of Fluids

T2 - Physics of Fluids

JF - Physics of Fluids

SN - 1070-6631

IS - 4

ER -