Engineering Transactions, 24, 3, pp. 469-478, 1976

Schlieren Measurements of Fine Scale Mixing

S. Zakanycz
United States

R.S. Brodkey
United States

The present paper considers Schlieren measurements of fine scale mixing in a similar system as used by Mc Kelvey et al. [1]. A unique experiment using the Toepler-Schlieren apparatus was. performed so to obtain quantitative mixing data for the mixing of individual air jets with helium jets.

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