A Retrospective on Modulated Wavy Vortex FlowPreprint English OPEN
Gorman, Michael; Swinney, Harry; (2009)
Subject: Physics - Classical Physics | Physics - Fluid Dynamics
arxiv: Nonlinear Sciences::Pattern Formation and Solitons | Physics::Fluid Dynamics | Physics::Space Physics
A fluid dynamics video of the Modulated Wavy Vortex Flow state of Taylor-Couette flow with the outer cylinder fixed is presented. This state precedes the transition to turbulence, which is more gradual than that for other fluid systems.