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2009 Gallery - Team 3
For most of the semester, students were put in mixed teams of graduate and undergraduate, photography and engineering. The teams were given access to a range of flow visualization equipment and experiments, and were also encouraged to create their own apparatus. Students were encouraged to work in teams, but solo projects were allowed. In teams, students worked both as artist plus assistants, and in fully collaborative arrangements, although each student was responsible for creative control of one image.
Thanks to John Hart for assistance with the three-dimensional images. Use red-cyan glasses for viewing.



William Murray, Brian Hancz, Larissa Rhodes, Mark Reusser

A vortex ring of stage fog leaves a sinuous wake.
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Mark Reusser, Brian Hancz, William Murray, Larissa Rhodes

A stereo image of a vortex ring from a 'Zero Launcher'.
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Larissa Rhodes, Brian Hancz, William Murray, Mark Reusser

Anaglyph (3-d) of vortex ring from a 'Zero Launcher'.
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Brian Hancz, William Murray, Larissa Rhodes, Mark Reusser

Anaglyph (3-d) of vortex ring from a 'Zero Launcher'.
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David Ramirez, Kane Chinnel, Cory Davis, Richard Fisher

Anaglyph (3-d) of people flowing around an obstacle (other people).
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Thomas Rachlin, James Kostrzewa, Jeff Payne, James McNeill

Turbulent air flows over a manikin in a mock operating room.
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Jeff Payne, James Kostrzewa, Thomas Rachlin, James McNeill

Room ventilation over a manikin shown by stage fog.
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James McNeill, James Kostrzewa, Jeff Payne, Thomas Rachlin

Room ventilation over a manikin shown by stage fog.
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James Kostrzewa, Jeff Payne, Thomas Rachlin, James McNeill

Room ventilation over a manikin shown by stage fog added to the flow.
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Lucy Dean, Joseph Duggan, Tim Jarrell, Melissa Lucht

An anaglyphic (3-D) image of a flaming mixture of methanol and boric acid poured onto concrete.
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Melissa Lucht, Joseph Duggan, Lucy Dean, Tim Jarrell

An anaglyphic (3-D) image of a flaming mixture of methanol and boric acid poured onto concrete.
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Joseph Duggan, Lucy Dean, Tim Jarrell, Melissa Lucht

An anaglyphic (3-D) image of a flaming mixture of methanol and boric acid poured onto concrete.
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Joseph Duggan, Lucy Dean, Tim Jarrell, Melissa Lucht

An anaglyphic (3-D) image of a flaming mixture of methanol and boric acid poured onto concrete.
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Daniel Ives and Austin Ruppert

Superhydrophobic properties can make droplets bead up on leaves.
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Austin Ruppert and Daniel Ives

Superhydrophobic properties can make droplets bead up on leaves
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Matt Blessinger, Jason Ortmann, Kevin McCoy

Surface tension complicates the surface of free jets.
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Jason Ortmann, Kevin McCoy, Matt Blessinger

Surface tension complicates the surface of a free jet from an oblong orifice.
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Ryan Thorpe

Structural foam floats on the free surface of a drain vortex in a bottle.
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Kenny Grosvenor

Four stages of a drain vortex in a bottle.
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Joseph Van Amberg

A drop of water impacting a still surface rebounds in a Worthington jet.
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Nathan Lester

Dyed milk drop shows it rises in the resulting Worthington jet.
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Spencer Rich

The crown splash is driven by a surface-tension instability.
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Loren Heiman

A propane torch is a premixed flame, and burns clean.
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Dung Luu

Tangled polymers in a liquid climb a spinning rod due to the Weissenberg Effect.
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Aaron Willoughby

Water cascades down a metal screen.
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Scott Legg

Flow over rocks in a creek creates a 'hole', or area of subduction.
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Ben Bishop

Boulder Falls has a low Froude number, and hence subcritical flow.
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Water Talks
Chris Bonilha

Droplet splashes rebound into Worthington jets.
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Jayson DeBellis

Surface tension drives the interaction of food dye and corn syrup.
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