Three-dimensional turbulent offset jets were investigated with a particle image velocimetry (PIV) technique. Detailed velocity measurements for the flow were performed at an exit Reynolds number ranging from 8080–12080 for three offset height ratios of 0, 2 and 4. Profiles of the maximum mean velocity decay and wall-normal spread rates were observed to be sensitive to offset height ratio. Contour plots of mean velocity and turbulence kinetic energy exhibited dependence on offset height ratio. The reattachment lengths of the turbulent three-dimensional offset jets were observed to increase with offset height ratio. The results within the symmetry plane revealed that the production of Reynolds shear stress was not significantly enhanced by offset height ratio further downstream.

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