PIV in Supersonic Flows

Development and Application of PIV in Supersonic flows
Rong, Z., Liu, H., Chen, F.
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Shanghai Jiaotong University

Flow over sharp cone at Mach 4 was tested with PIV to compare results with CFD and Schlieren visualization. MicroVec 2 PIV system was used in the with 500mJ double puls PIV laser, 11 megapixel Imperx camera with 105mm lense and an Epix frame grabber.