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Sloshing and slamming oscillations in collapsible channel flow

Stewart, P. S., Heil, M., Waters, S. L. & Jensen, O. E.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 662 (2010),   pp. 288-319

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Animation of the large-amplitude "slamming" oscillations at Re=250, T=21, corresponding to the time-traces shown in Figs. 7 and 8 in the paper. The movie identifies several key features of the flow: The rapid deceleration of the flow in the downstream rigid section during "slamming"; the disturbances downstream of the collapsible section; and the presence of higher-frequency waves in the collapsible section. Download movie.


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