Editorial: ISFV12

Editorial: ISFV12 Exp Fluids (2008) 44:355 DOI 10.1007/s00348-008-0464-x EDITORIAL Don Rockwell Æ Cam Tropea Published online: 2 February 2008 Springer-Verlag 2008 Over the past years, conference-based special issues have presented. Several articles address velocity measurements become a central feature of Experiments in Fluids and in at very small scales using micro PIV or MTV. this issue we are pleased to present selected articles from Our thanks go to the authors and referees for keeping to the International Symposium on Flow Visualization 12 an ambitious time schedule and to the organisers of the held at the German Aerospace Institute (DLR) in Go ¨ ttin- ISFV12 conference, in particular Dr. Ju ¨ rgen Kompenhans, gen, Germany from September 10–14, 2006. This who was very helpful in implementing our article selection conference was the latest in the series of International Flow and invitation procedure. Finally we are indebted to the Visualization Symposia, first held in Tokyo in 1977 and Springer-Verlag staff for their support of our special issue subsequently in Bochum, Ann Arbor, Paris, Prague, initiatives and of the final production of the issue. Yokohama, Seattle, Sorrento, Edinburgh, Kyoto, and Notre With this issue, we hope to stimulate readers and authors Dame. The next ISFV conference is scheduled for July to continue to publish their work on new developments and 1–4, 2008 in Nice, France. novel applications of Flow Visualization in Experiments in In compiling this issue, the editorial staff of Experiments Fluids. We have recently published a special issue, which in Fluids first identified selected contributions at the con- highlights not a specific conference but a topical area , and, ference and these authors were then invited to submit in addition, we are undertaking a new initiative involving revised and extended manuscripts, which were subjected to review articles. These efforts, together with our regular the normal review process. Although not all manuscripts issues of Experiments in Fluids, aim to provide our read- were accepted at the same time, once accepted, the articles ership with timely insight into emerging and evolving areas were immediately posted on-line. of research. This particular issue is indeed an exciting compilation of Don Rockwell novel measurement techniques and their application to very Cam Tropea diverse flow fields. In particular laser-based techniques Editors-in-Chief yielding whole-field velocity information, including up to three velocity components (in three dimensions) are D. Rockwell  C. Tropea (&) Darmstadt, Germany Volume 43, No. 5 (November 2007) Animal Locomotion: The e-mail: ctropea@gmx.de hydrodynamics of swimming. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Experiments in Fluids Springer Journals

Editorial: ISFV12

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