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Cambridge Fluids Network

 

 

Experiments across many scales

Micro-/Nano-scale • Lab-scale • In situ • Full-scale • Field experiments • Remote sensing

Micro-/Nano-scale

e.g. microfluidics

 

Lab-scale

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In situ testing

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Full-scale

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Field experiments

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Remote sensing

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Laboratory set-up

Microfluidics • Wind tunnel • Flume • Wave tank • Rotating turntable • Stratified tank/flow device

Microfluidics

Microfluidics are used in the Physics department...

 

Wind tunnel

The Engineering department has several wind tunnels. 

 

Flume

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Wave tank

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Rotating turntable

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Stratified tank/flow device 

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Measurement techniques

Pitot-static tube • Hot-wire anemometry • PIV • LIF • Spectroscopy • High-speed video capture 

 

Visualization techniques

Tracer injection • Tracer generation • Fluorescence • MRI • Schlieren/shadowgraph

 

Data analysis techniques

 Fourier analysis • Statistical techniques • Image processing