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Extreme value analysis of fluctuating air loads acting on a cylinder

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Chen, Jay Chung (1967) Extreme value analysis of fluctuating air loads acting on a cylinder. Engineer's thesis, California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-12282005-134521

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The fluctuating air loads over the surface of a smooth, cantilevered circular cylinder perpendicular to a flow in the supercritical Reynolds number ranging from [...] to [...] have been investigated according to Gumbel's extreme value theory.

The envelope of the extreme values of the pressure was found to be much greater than the static pressure and the root-mean-square values and decreased with increasing Reynolds number.

On the other hand, the envelope of the extreme values of the resultant force was generally unrelated with Reynolds number.

Item Type:Thesis (Engineer's thesis)
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Engineering and Applied Science
Major Option:Aeronautics
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Fung, Yuan-cheng
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:23 September 1966
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-12282005-134521
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-12282005-134521
Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:5156
Collection:CaltechTHESIS
Deposited By: Imported from ETD-db
Deposited On:29 Dec 2005
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 03:15

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