Fluid dynamics


Hereafter some examples of research activity performed on Laser Doppler Anemometry is shown.
Laser Doppler anemometer (LDA) measurements on a rotating fan


Laser Doppler anemometer (LDA) measurements inside a car cabin


LDA measurements on a refrigerated display case


Monoleaflet heart valve

The measurement object and the valve opening/ closure cycle – measurement results:

Vector map (left), turbulence map (centre), intensity map (right).

Comparison between PIV measurement (left) and the result of CFD numerical simulation (right).

Non-contact measurement techniques conventionally used in other measurement fields have been exploited also in fluid dynamics. For example laser Doppler interferometry applied for solid vibration measurements has been used for the acoustic characterization of fluid flows giving rise to a new technology called tomographic Doppler laser interferometry. 


Characterization of ultrasonic-probes


Characterization of cold jets


Fan aeroacoustics

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