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The Micro-Pillar Shear-Stress Sensor MPS3 for Turbulent Flow
AbstractWall-shear stress results from the relative motion of a fluid over a body surface as a consequence of the no-slip condition of the fluid in the vicinity of the wall. To determine the two-dimensional wall-shear stress distribution is of utter importance in theoretical and applied turbulence research. In this article, characteristics of the Micro-Pillar Shear-Stress Sensor MPS3, which has been shown to offer the potential to measure the two-directional dynamic wall-shear stress distribution in turbulent flows, will be summarized. After a brief general description of the sensor concept, material characteristics, possible sensor-structure related error sources, various sensitivity and distinct sensor performance aspects will be addressed. Especially, pressure-sensitivity related aspects will be discussed. This discussion will serve as ‘design rules’ for possible new fields of applications of the sensor technology.
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Große, S.; Schröder, W. The Micro-Pillar Shear-Stress Sensor MPS3 for Turbulent Flow. Sensors 2009, 9, 2222-2251.View more citation formats
Große S, Schröder W. The Micro-Pillar Shear-Stress Sensor MPS3 for Turbulent Flow. Sensors. 2009; 9(4):2222-2251.Chicago/Turabian Style
Große, Sebastian; Schröder, Wolfgang. 2009. "The Micro-Pillar Shear-Stress Sensor MPS3 for Turbulent Flow." Sensors 9, no. 4: 2222-2251.