Liquid sloshing in a rotating, laterally oscillating cylindrical container

Yusuke Saito, Tatsuo Sawada

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Abstract

Free surface movement of water in a rotating, laterally oscillating cylindrical container was qualitatively investigated. Time-dependent dynamic pressure was measured instead of free surface displacement. The swirling direction was determined by forcing the frequency and rotating direction of the cylindrical container. The swirling direction was opposite to that of the rotating cylindrical container when the forcing frequency was low, whereas the crest of the free surface swirled in the same direction as that of the rotating cylindrical container when the forcing frequency greatly increased. Unstable swirling occurred when swirling direction changes, but it disappeared as the rotating frequency increased.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-101
Number of pages5
JournalUniversal Journal of Mechanical Engineering
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jul 1

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Keywords

  • Pressure measurement
  • Rotating cylindrical container
  • Sloshing
  • Swirling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering

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