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Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 225-240 |

Journal | Journal of engineering mathematics |

Volume | 2 |

Issue number | 3 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 1968 |

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*2*(3), 225-240. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01535773

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*Journal of engineering mathematics*, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 225-240. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01535773

**On the oscillations near and at resonance in open pipes.** / van Wijngaarden, L.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - On the oscillations near and at resonance in open pipes

AU - van Wijngaarden, L.

PY - 1968

Y1 - 1968

N2 - This paper is concerned with resonance oscillations occurring when a piston executes small oscillations on one end of a pipe which is open to the atmosphere at the other end. According to linear theory very large amplitudes of pressure and velocity oscillations in the gas in the pipe result when the piston is oscillated with an angular frequency nearpgrao/2L, where ao is the sound velocity of the gas and L the length of the pipe. In the theory of resonators, due to Helmholtz and Rayleigh and discussed in section 1, radiation from the open end is taken into account. Then resonance occurs at a frequency slightly belowohgr o , and amplitudes are still very large, as is shown in section 1. Therefore a nonlinear theory is developed here, analogous to previous work on resonance oscillations in closed pipes. In section 2 the boundary conditions at the open end are formulated based on the fact that the reservoirconditions are constant at inflow but vary at outflow, since the gas issues as a jet. This difference results in a net efflux of energy to be balanced by the work done by the piston. In sections 3¿7 a perturbation theory is developed in terms of the characteristics of motion. The pertinent perturbation parameter is suggested by the energy balance. An ordinary differential equation for the first order perturbation in the quasi-steady state is obtained in section 7. In section 8 experimental results are presented together with results obtained from numerical integration of the above mentioned equation. The results, showing a satisfactory agreement, indicate that further experimental investigation on the conditions at the open end are needed.

AB - This paper is concerned with resonance oscillations occurring when a piston executes small oscillations on one end of a pipe which is open to the atmosphere at the other end. According to linear theory very large amplitudes of pressure and velocity oscillations in the gas in the pipe result when the piston is oscillated with an angular frequency nearpgrao/2L, where ao is the sound velocity of the gas and L the length of the pipe. In the theory of resonators, due to Helmholtz and Rayleigh and discussed in section 1, radiation from the open end is taken into account. Then resonance occurs at a frequency slightly belowohgr o , and amplitudes are still very large, as is shown in section 1. Therefore a nonlinear theory is developed here, analogous to previous work on resonance oscillations in closed pipes. In section 2 the boundary conditions at the open end are formulated based on the fact that the reservoirconditions are constant at inflow but vary at outflow, since the gas issues as a jet. This difference results in a net efflux of energy to be balanced by the work done by the piston. In sections 3¿7 a perturbation theory is developed in terms of the characteristics of motion. The pertinent perturbation parameter is suggested by the energy balance. An ordinary differential equation for the first order perturbation in the quasi-steady state is obtained in section 7. In section 8 experimental results are presented together with results obtained from numerical integration of the above mentioned equation. The results, showing a satisfactory agreement, indicate that further experimental investigation on the conditions at the open end are needed.

KW - IR-50400

U2 - 10.1007/BF01535773

DO - 10.1007/BF01535773

M3 - Article

VL - 2

SP - 225

EP - 240

JO - Journal of engineering mathematics

JF - Journal of engineering mathematics

SN - 0022-0833

IS - 3

ER -