Experimental Study on Developed Air Cavities Under a Horizontal Flat Plate

AuthorsZverkhovskyi, O., Terwisga, T.J.C van, Delfos, R. and Westerweel, J.
Conference/Journal8th International Symposium on Cavitation (CAV), Singapore
DateAug 13, 2012

Developed air cavities can be used on the bottom of a ship for frictional drag reduction. An experimental study on the air cavity was carried out in a water tunnel. The cavity was created under a flat plate in the turbulent boundary layer (BL) behind a vertical cavitator.

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