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Dynamics of a buoyant plume in a linearly stratified environment using simultaneous PIV-PLIF measurements

  title={Dynamics of a buoyant plume in a linearly stratified environment using simultaneous PIV-PLIF measurements},
  author={Harish N. Mirajkar and Sridhar Balasubramanian},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
The presence of stratified layer in atmosphere and ocean leads to buoyant vertical motions, commonly referred to as plumes. It is important to study the mixing dynamics of a plume at a local scale in order to model their evolution and growth. Such a characterization requires measuring the velocity and density of the mixing fluids simultaneously. Here, we present the results of a buoyant plume propagating in a linearly stratified medium with a density difference of 0.5%, thus yielding a buoyancy… 

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