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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2017, 5(3), 87-90
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-5-3-3
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A Review on the Study of Wind Loads on Multiple Cylinders with Effects of Turbulence and Surface Roughness

Zawad Abedin1, , Md. Quamrul Islam1, Mousumi Rizia1 and H.M. Khairul Enam1

1Military Institute of Science and Technology, Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: May 10, 2017

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Zawad Abedin, Md. Quamrul Islam, Mousumi Rizia and H.M. Khairul Enam. A Review on the Study of Wind Loads on Multiple Cylinders with Effects of Turbulence and Surface Roughness. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2017; 5(3):87-90. doi: 10.12691/ajme-5-3-3


In the past decades, there have been a great number of studies concerning the flow around circular cylinders. Depending on the researcher’s interests, these studies investigated various perspectives of the flow phenomenon, including the pressure distribution, force coefficients, vortex shedding, Strouhal numbers, flow patterns, etc. Most of these investigations were conducted by means of wind tunnel experiments, and only a few were carried out with full-scale measurements. These previous research work is reviewed in this paper. Since the mean drag and lift coefficients are of the most interest in these study, the data regarding these parameters constitutes the majority of the review work as well.

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