Disadvatage of PIV measurment system

Main Question or Discussion Point

I'm trying to find out some information on the piv system and how it compares to other systems of measurement. Essentially I want to know if anyone knws any disadvantages of the piv (Particle image velocimetry) system.



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Answers and Replies

Well for one you will need a laser sheet which usually requires a pretty powerful laser = very expensive. You also need specialized image tracking software.
Second is that not all flows allow this technique. I have never heard of supersonic PIV for instance.
 

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