Particle tracking research books

technique, algorithm, application, physics

Here is a list of valuable books on laser velocimetry methods as a part of non-intrusive optical measurement method that should be a perfect starting point for any researcher interested in Particle Tracking Velocimetry (PTV).


Particle Tracking Velocimetry

Dana Dabiri and Charles Pecora

© IOP Publishing Ltd 2020.

About the book: Particle velocimetry is a non-intrusive optical measurement method whereby global velocity fields can be obtained in either two- or three-dimensions through time by inferring fluid motion through the displacement of particle tracers which seed the flow. While particle image velocimetry (PIV), which obtains each velocity vector by tracking groups of particles within an interrogation window through a cross-correlation algorithm, has thrived generously since its development, particle tracking velocimetry (PTV), which obtains each of the velocity vector by tracking individual particle, has received less attention. The goal of this book is to therefore provide a review of PTV, with a focus on methods and techniques that have been implemented towards its development and improvement, rather than on its applications.


Particle Image Velocimetry book

Particle Image Velocimetry, A practical guide

Markus Raffel, Christian E. Willert, Fulvio Scarano, Christian J. Kähler, Steve T. Wereley, Jürgen Kompenhans

© Springer Nature 2018.

About the book: This practical guide provides comprehensive information on PIV. The third edition extends many aspects of Particle image Velocimetry, in particular the tomographic PIV method, high-velocity PIV, Micro-PIV, and accuracy assessment. In this book, relevant theoretical background information directly support the practical aspects associated with the planning, performance and understanding of experiments employing the PIV technique. It is primarily intended for engineers, scientists and students, who already have some basic knowledge of fluid mechanics and non-intrusive optical measurement techniques. It shall guide researchers and engineers to design and perform their experiments successfully without requiring them to first become specialists in the field. Nonetheless many of the basic properties of PIV are provided as they must be well understood before a correct interpretation of the results is possible.

Keywords: Digital Image Recording, tomographic PIV, high-velocity PIV, Micro-PIV, Statistical PIV Evaluation, PIV Recording, Three-Component PIV, fluid- and aerodynamics


Particle Image Velocimetry Adrian Westerweel book

Particle Image Velocimetry

Ronald Adrian, Jerry Westerweel

© Cambridge university press 2011.

About the book: Particle image velocimetry, or PIV, refers to a class of methods used in experimental fluid mechanics to determine instantaneous fields of the vector velocity by measuring the displacements of numerous fine particles that accurately follow the motion of the fluid. Although the concept of measuring particle displacements is simple in essence, the factors that need to be addressed to design and implement PIV systems that achieve reliable, accurate, and fast measurements and to interpret the results are surprisingly numerous. The aim of this book is to analyse and explain them comprehensively.

Keywords: Particles, Imaging, Pixelization, PIV systems, Digital image processing, Low image density, High image density


Handbook of Experimental Fluid Mechanics Book

Handbook of Experimental Fluid Mechanics

Cameron Tropea, Alexander L. YarinJohn, F. Foss

© Springer Nature 2007.

About the book: Compilation of advanced methods of experimental fluid mechanics Characterization methods from the macroscopic to the nanometer scale. Written by experts from world's leading institutes. Extensive references to approved primary data sources

Keywords: Experiments in Fluid Mechanics, Measurement of Primary Quantities, Specific Experimental Environments and Techniques, Specific Experimental Environments and Techniques, Analysis and Post-Processing of Data