fluorescent minituft method

fluorescent minituft method

[flə¦res·ənt ′min·ē‚təft ‚meth·əd]
(fluid mechanics)
An adaptation of the tuft method in which the tuft material is treated with a fluorescent dye and the image is recorded with fluorescence photography, allowing reduction of the tuft size, so that there is less interference by the tufts with the fluid flow.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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