— A novel bistable fluidic actuator design which uses naturally occurring fluid dynamic instabilities instead of
moving parts to create an oscillating jet that is out-of
-plane from the fluid inlet port.
Turbines are used to produce much of the world’s electricity, whether it be from nuclear, coal, or natural gas sources, as well as provide power for the vast majority of aircraft flying today. For many turbine applications, the first stage vane and blade just downstream of the combustor is a…