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Dynamics of a fluid in a rotating horizontal cylinder. (English. Russian original) Zbl 1184.76008
Fluid Dyn. 39, No. 4, 594-604 (2004); translation from Izv. Ross. Akad. Nauk, Mekh. Zhidk. Gaza, No. 4, 98-111 (2004).
Summary: The behavior of a low-viscosity fluid in a rotating horizontal circular cylinder is investigated experimentally. The stability of the centrifuged layer, the motion of the fluid with respect to the cavity, the excitation of inertial waves on the fluid surface, and the effect of the waves on the stability and flow structure are studied over a wide region of relative occupancy of the cavity. The results are analyzed from the viewpoint of vibrational mechanics in which the motion is generated by the oscillations of the fluid with respect to the cavity and the gravity force plays the role of the force oscillating in the cavity reference system.

MSC:
76-05 Experimental work for problems pertaining to fluid mechanics
76U05 General theory of rotating fluids
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