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Investigation of turbulence in circular tubes by means of a hot-wire anemometer


Goldstein, Julian Richard (1934) Investigation of turbulence in circular tubes by means of a hot-wire anemometer. Master's thesis, California Institute of Technology.


It is the purpose of this paper to present the results of some investigation of turbulent flow in straight circular tubes, conducted at the suggestion of Dr. Th. Von Karman, and to give a detailed description of the method of using the hot-wire anemometer to measure fluctuations of the air velocity in a direction parallel to the mean flow.

Item Type:Thesis (Master's thesis)
Subject Keywords:Aeronautics
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Engineering and Applied Science
Major Option:Aeronautics
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Von Kármán, Theodore
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:1 January 1934
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-04152008-111221
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ID Code:1395
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Deposited On:24 Apr 2008
Last Modified:15 Jun 2016 17:17

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