On the free-surface vortex driven motion of buoyant particles

Alex Duinmeijer

Research output: ThesisDissertation (TU Delft)

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This is an experimental and theoretical research on the motion of buoyant particles in the flow of a free-surface vortex at moderate to high particle Reynolds numbers.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Delft University of Technology
  • Clemens, F.H.L.R., Supervisor
  • Oldenziel, G., Advisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date15 May 2020
Print ISBNs978-946366-271-0
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Free-surface vortex transport
  • Buoyant particles
  • Taylor-column
  • 2D/3D-PTV
  • Stereo PIV
  • Helical motion
  • Vortex core
  • Particle motion


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