JFCMV  Vol.3 No.1 , January 2015
Velocity Measurement by PIV Using W-Shaped Scanning Light Sheet
Abstract: This study proposes a three-dimensional (3D) particle image velocimetry (PIV) method using W- shaped light sheet and color PIV with a digital SLR camera. The uncertainty of the velocity measurement was also studied and it was acceptable. The spatial resolution of the z-direction has much room for improvement by increasing the number of cameras. When applied to the velocity distribution measurement of a thermal vertical buoyant plume, the proposed 3D PIV method is found to be very effective for studying thermal structures and well suited for measuring the airflow velocity field.
Cite this paper: Funatani, S. , Takeda, T. and Toriyama, K. (2015) Velocity Measurement by PIV Using W-Shaped Scanning Light Sheet. Journal of Flow Control, Measurement & Visualization, 3, 35-39. doi: 10.4236/jfcmv.2015.31004.

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