Anomalous Measurements in a Compound Duct

by David G. Rhodes, Cranfield Univ, Swindon, United Kingdom,
Donald W. Knight, (M.ASCE), Cranfield Univ, Swindon, United Kingdom,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Fundamentals and Advancements in Hydraulic Measurements and Experimentation


An anomalous velocity distribution on the 'flood plain' of a compound duct is reported and discussed. The tentative conclusion is that the phenomenon is to be explained by the co-existence of laminar and turbulent flow regimes on the flood plain, with a transitional zone between them.

Subject Headings: Duct | Velocity distribution | Flow measurement | Flood plains | Shear flow | Shear stress | Channel flow | Fluid velocity

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