Experiments in Fluids (2006) 41: 145 DOI 10.1007/s00348-006-0179-9 Jerry Westerweel Æ Don Rockwell Æ Cam Tropea Published online: 12 July 2006 Springer-Verlag 2006 Experiments in Fluids is pleased to present this special The International Symposium on Particle Image Ve- issue arising from the 6th International Symposium on locimetry is part of a successful biennial series, and the Particle Image Velocimetry, held at the California next symposium will be held in Rome on 11–14 Sep- Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA, USA. The tember 2007, hosted by Prof. Giampaolo Romano. The symposium took place on 21–23 September 2005 and PIVNET-II workshop will also have a follow-up in the was chaired by Professor Mory Gharib. This special is- form of the EuroMech colloquium 494 ‘‘Micro-PIV and sue contains 16 articles presented at the symposium, pre- Applications in Microsystems’’ to be held in Delft in selected by the members of the editorial board of May 2007. Experiments in Fluids which were presented at the sym- With this issue, we hope to stimulate readers and posium. In this issue you will also ﬁnd two papers that authors to continue to publish their work on new arose from the PIVNET-II International Workshop on developments and novel applications of PIV in Experi- lPIV and Applications in Microsystems, held at the ments in Fluids. We are currently planning future special Delft University of Technology on 7–8 April 2005 and issues, which will highlight speciﬁc conferences and hosted by Dr. Ralph Lindken and Prof. J. Westerweel. topical areas, and, in addition, we are undertaking a new All articles were submitted to the normal peer review initiative involving review articles. These eﬀorts, to- procedure of the journal. The editors feel that this issue gether with our regular issues of Experiments in Fluids, represents a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the- aim to provide our readership with timely insight into art of particle image velocimetry (PIV). Evidently, we emerging and evolving areas of research. see a strong development in novel methods and appli- We would like to thank the authors and referees for cations of PIV in micro-scale ﬂows, the development of adhering to a strict time schedule, and a special thanks new approaches of PIV measurements in turbulent ﬂows to the staﬀ at Springer-Verlag, in particular to Ms. and multiphase ﬂows, and in the application of PIV in Barbara Hangel, who coordinated the ﬁnal production ﬂuid-structure interaction. of this issue. J. Westerweel (&) Laboratory for Aero and Hydrodynamics, Delft University of Technology, Leeghwaterstraat 21, 2628 CA Delft, The Netherlands E-mail: J.Westerweel@3mE.tudelft.nl D. Rockwell Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, 19 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, PA 18015-3085, USA C. Tropea FB Stromungslehre/Aerodynamik, TU Darmstadt Petersenstr. 30, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
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