Prof. Jean Hertzberg
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
U. of Colorado – Boulder, 80309
Office: ECME 220
Office hours: Most Tuesdays 2 pm. Fridays 3 pm. You are welcome to stop by whenever my door is open, mostly afternoons, or email me for an appointment.
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Lecture Notes 2018 Spring
Lecture Notes 2016
- Syllabus, introduction.
- A discussion of fire whirls, then Initial Assignments
- Overview. Considerations when planning flow vis images.
- Overview 2. More on forces, plus types of flow vis.
- Overview 3. Finish basic flow vis types. Lighting. Start imaging.
- Photography 1: Camera types, start lens discussion.
- Photography 2: Lens laws, focus, depth of field
- Photoshop and Gimp
- Exposure: Aperture, shutter speed and ISO
- Exposure: Deliberate over/under
- Resolution: spatial and temporal
- Resolution: Measurand, i.e. light
- Expectations for Teams. Facilities available.
- Clouds: Overview, atmospheric layers, intro to Skew-T
- Clouds: Skew-T in detail
- Clouds: Type Identification by Lift Mechanism
- Dye techniques: not disturb flow, but maximize visibility
- Light Emitting Fluids
- Particles: tracking the flow
- Particles: Aerosols, smoke and fogs
- Particles in water: hydrogen bubbles, electrolyic precipitation, molecular tagging velocimetry
- Refractive Index Techniques
- Refractive Index Techniques: Shadowgraphy and Schlieren
- Vortex Dynamics: lines and rings
Lecture Notes 2015
02) Concluding expectations discussion. Overview: choices about images, fluid phenomena in terms of forces
03) Overview, Part 2. FV techniques: boundary seeding, index of refraction and particle tracking.
04) Intro to photography. Framing. Cameras. Lenses: focal length, focus, macro
05) Intro to photography 2. Lenses: apterture, DOF, Exposure, shutter speed, ISO.
06) Intro to photography 3. Exposure, shutter speed, ISO, tradeoffs, motion blur
07) Exposure, shutter speeds, ISO/Sensitivity
08) Photoshop and Gimp basics;
15) Dye techniques
16) Light-matter interactions. Luminescent fluids. Particles in flow.
17) Particle behavior and smoke generation.
18) Particle generation in air. Streaklines.