Fluid Forces on Oscillating Cylindersby Turgut Sarpkaya, Distinguished Prof.; Dept. of Mechanical Engrg., Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.,
Serial Information: Journal of the Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Division, 1978, Vol. 104, Issue 3, Pg. 275-290
Document Type: Journal Paper
The paper presents the results of an experimental and analytical investigation of the forced oscillations of a circular cylinder in uniform flow. The transverse force has been decomposed into two components and the appropriate force-transfer coefficients have been determined experimentally through the use of a Fourier averaging techinique. The results were then incorporated into the equation of motion to predict the dynamic responsee of elastically-mounted cylinders. The numerical predictions were found to be in good agreement with those obtained experimentally.
Subject Headings: Cylinders | Oscillations | Equations of motion | Elastic analysis | Uniform flow | Fourier analysis | Oscillatory flow | Dynamic response
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