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Working Principle

Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) is a whole-flow-field technique providing instantaneous velocity vector measurements in a cross-section of a flow.

This techniquebeing a non-intrusive one, allows the application of PIV in high speed flows, boundary layer studies of fluids.


1) Desai, Jigar, Atul Sharma, and Shyamprasad Karagadde. "Ultrasonic Jet Penetration During Streaming and Cavitation in Liquid Metals." Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B 53.6 (2022): 3909-3921.

2) Ashish Pawar “Forced Convective Flow Analysis Past Blunt headed cylinder in Low Re.” PhD Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay

3) Vinoy Vadukut. “High Speed Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) Lab.” Photonics and Lasers – Industry Meet PLAIM 2022, Dec 7-9, 2022, Mumbai, India.

4) Abhimanyu Dubey, V Kumaran, Manaswita Bose, “Simultaneous High-Speed PIV-PTV Study of Gas-Solid Suspension in a Channel”, COMPFLU-2022, Dec 19-21, 2022, Kolkata, India.

Planning of Experiment

Time for setting up the experimental facility (May be weeks!)

Recording (few seconds!)

Processing and Iterations (Weeks!)


The user submits the request online through Drona interface (Yet to be uploaded). Once his/her supervisor/PI approves the request, a slot will be allotted. 



Information for External Users (Yet to be uploaded)