Vortex-Induced Vibrations

  title={Vortex-Induced Vibrations},
  author={Charles H. K. Williamson and Raghuraman N. Govardhan},
  journal={Wind Effects on Structures},
This review summarizes fundamental results and discoveries concerning vortex-induced vibration (VIV), that have been made over the last two decades, many of which are related to the push to explore very low mass and damping, and to new computational and experimental techniques that were hitherto not available. We bring together new concepts and phenomena generic to VIV systems, and pay special attention to the vortex dynamics and energy transfer that give rise to modes of vibration, the… 

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