New stereo-PIV system proves a valuable tool for flow measurements

AuthorsMichiel Verhulst, Serge Toxopeus & Rink Hallmann
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 98
DateDec 24, 2009
Reading time6 minutes

Stereo Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) is an advanced measuring technique for obtaining 3D velocity information in a plane. PIV can be used to investigate the spatial structure of a flow by efficiently measuring in multiple planes. It is an important tool for the experimental validation of CFD calculations and for obtaining flow field information. This information can then be used for appendage or propeller design for instance.

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manoeuvring and nautical studiesstability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringsustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmanoeuvringresistance and propulsioninfrastructuremarine systemsdefencepassengers and yachtingtransport and shippingpropeller designvortex induced motions (vim)