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Streamwise Curvature Effect on the Incompressible Turbulent Mean Velocity Over Curved Surfaces

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N. Kim, D. L. Rhode

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3123

J. Fluids Eng 122(3), 547-551 (Feb 14, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1287268 History: Received March 23, 1999; Revised February 14, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Comparison of the present curvature law of the wall (— ) with measurements (So and Mellor 4) along a convex wall (R+=17,400); [(—A—): the classical log-law, (—B—): Meroney and Bradshaw 8, (—C—): Wilcox and Chambers 11, and (—D—): So 6]; [(○○○):x=61.0 cm;(×××):x=138.4 cm;(+++):x=149.9 cm;(□□□):x=170.2 cm;(▪▪▪):x=180.3 cm].
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Comparison of the present curvature law of the wall (— ) with measurements along a convex wall (R+=13,500);[(—A—): the classical log-law, (—B—): Meroney and Bradshaw 8, (—C—): Wilcox and Chambers 11, and (—D—): So 6]; [measurements were adapted from Gibson 14 and Galperin and Mellor 12]; [(○○○):x/δ0=9.0;(×××):x/δ0=14.3;(+++):x/δ0=21.7].
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Comparison of the present curvature law of the wall (— ) with measurements (Barlow and Johnston 10) along a concave wall (R+=10,100); [(—A—): the classical log-law, (—B—): Meroney and Bradshaw 8, (—C—): Wilcox and Chambers 11, and (—D—): So 6]; [(○○○ ): flat; (×××):θ=15 deg;(+++):θ=30 deg;(□□□):θ=60 deg;(▪▪▪):θ=75 deg].
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Comparison of the present curvature law of the wall (— ) with measurements (So and Mellor 5) along a concave wall (R+=35,000); [(—A—): the classical log-law, (—B—): Meroney and Bradshaw 8, (—C—): Wilcox and Chambers 11, and (—D—): So 6]; [(○○○):x=159.49 cm,(×××):x=166.95 cm;(+++):x=174.47 cm;(□□□):x=182.37 cm].
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Definition of coordinates for the concave and convex surfaces

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