In this study, we experimentally investigated the effect of rear-located pulsating jet to reduce the separated flow region behind the vertical fence. The separation bubble behind the fence is the representative feature of fence wake. Control of fence wake can be used for various purposes such as the reduction of drag, increasing or decreasing the mixing, etc. The vertical fence was submerged in the turbulent boundary layer in the circulating water channel. Reynolds number based on the fence height and upstream flow velocity was 3000. The parameters used for controlling the pulsating jet included the frequency, jet speed and distance between the fence and slit nozzle. In addition, we investigated the effect of continuous jet on the fence wake. Phase averaged DPIV method was applied to measure the instantaneous velocity fields around the fence. And the obtained results were compared with those of uncontrolled fence flow. The obtained results quantitatively show the decrease of reattachment region brought by the pulsating jet. And the specific jet condition which were effective to reduce the separation bubble behind the fence were found.

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