Editorial Exp Fluids (2008) 45:547 DOI 10.1007/s00348-008-0574-5 Giampaolo Romano Æ Cameron Tropea Published online: 3 October 2008 Springer-Verlag 2008 Experiments in Fluids is pleased to present this special component measurements (Stereo PIV, Defocusing PIV, issue arising from the Seventh International Symposium on Dual plane PIV) as well as applications in micro-scale Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV), held at the University flows, biological flows and aerodynamics. of Roma ‘‘La Sapienza’’ in Rome, Italy. The symposium The Seventh International Symposium on Particle Image took place on 11–14 September 2007 and was chaired by Velocimetry is part of a successful biennial series, and the Professor Giovanni Paolo Romano. Five invited lectures by next symposium will be held in Melbourne on 25–28 experts in PIV and related topics (Prof. Katz, Prof. Willert, August 2009, hosted by Prof. Julio Soria. Prof. Matsumoto, Prof. Scarano and Prof. Antonia) and With this issue, we hope to stimulate readers and authors almost 140 papers were presented during 4 days. The to continue to publish their work on new developments and presentations were subdivided into two parallel oral ses- novel applications of PIV in Experiments in Fluids. We are sions and three poster sessions. This special issue contains currently planning future special issues, which will high- 17 selected articles from among those presented at the light specific conferences and topical areas, and, in symposium, pre-selected by those members of the editorial addition, we are undertaking a new initiative involving board of Experiments in Fluids who were present at the review articles. These efforts, together with our regular symposium. All articles were submitted to the normal peer issues of Experiments in Fluids, aim to provide our read- review procedure of the journal. The editors feel that this ership with timely insight into emerging and evolving areas issue represents a comprehensive overview of the state- of research. of-the-art of particle image velocimetry. In this issue there We would like to thank the authors and referees for is clear evidence of strong advancements in development adhering to a strict time schedule, and a special thanks to and testing of fully volumetric PIV techniques (Tomo- the staff at Springer-Verlag, in particular to Ms. Barbara graphic PIV, Holographic PIV, 3D PTV), of three-velocity Bethke, who coordinated the final production of this issue. G. Romano Department of Mechanics and Aeronautics, University of Roma ‘‘La Sapienza’’, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome, Italy C. Tropea (&) FB Stroemungslehre und Aerodynamik, Technische Universitat, Darmstadt Petersenstr. 30, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany e-mail: ctropea@gmx.de http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Experiments in Fluids Springer Journals
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