Engineering Mechanics

International Conference

Proceedings Vol. 14 (2008)


ENGINEERING MECHANICS 2008

NATIONAL CONFERENCE WITH INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION
May 12 – 15, 2008, Svratka, Czech Republic
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Editors: Vladimír Fuis and Michal Pásek

Copyright © 2008 Institute of Thermomechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Prague

ISBN 978-80-87012-11-6 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)

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MECHANO/FLUIDIC DEVICES EMPLOYING THE "AERODYNAMIC PARADOXON"
Tesař V.
pages 242 - +22p., full text

A mechanism of aerodynamically excited vibration of a movable or elastic solid body was investigated and suggested for use in a number of fluidic (or mechano/fluidic) devices. The vibration is based on a phenomenon little known and so far practically not used, despite of its very old history. The effect leads to an alternating direction of a fluid force acting a movable object exposed to fluid flow. One of the directions is interesting: it is the very opposite to what an uninitiated observer may expect. Early investigations of this "paradox" by the present author in 1971 became recently of renewed interest because of the possible topical use in biosensors.


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