Laboratory verification of the buoyancy dependence of the carrying flow in a Maxey-Riley theory for inertial ocean dynamics

P. Miron, S. Medina, M. J. Olascoaga, F. J. Beron-Vera

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Abstract

We present results from laboratory experiments conducted in an air-water stream flume facility that provide controlled observational support for the buoyancy dependence of the drag-induced carrying flow velocity in a recent Maxey-Riley theory for inertial particle motion in the ocean.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number18272
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Volume32
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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