Dataset corresponding to publication: "Effect of axially varying sandpaper roughness on bubbly drag reduction in Taylor–Couette turbulence "



This dataset contains measurement data from drag comparison experiments over rough, smooth, and partly rough walls in turbulent flows. A Taylor–Couette apparatus was used for the experiments, of which the inner cylinder was made rough by attaching sandpaper belts to it. By varying the width (indicated by s/d) of the sandpaper belts, and also the corresponding spacing between two belts, an axially varying pattern of a rough-smooth surface was created. The drag reducing effect of air bubbles is studied for the different surface roughness configurations.
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Date made available1 Jan 2021
Publisher4TU.Centre for Research Data

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