On the impact of a concave nosed axisymmetric body on a free surface

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Mathai, Varghese; Govardhan, Raghuraman N.; Arakeri, Vijay H.;
(2017)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.4907555
  • Subject: Physics - Fluid Dynamics
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We report on an experimental study of the vertical impact of a concave nosed axisymmetric body on a free surface. Previous studies have shown that bodies with a convex nose, like a sphere, produce a well defined splash with a relatively large cavity behind the model. In... View more
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