Pulsating Flow in a 90 Degree Bifurcation

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D. Schinas, D. S. Mathioulakis

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Fluids Section, National Technical University of Athens, Zografos 15710, Greece

J. Fluids Eng 122(3), 569-575 (Feb 26, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1285964 History: Received September 22, 1998; Revised February 26, 2000
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Bifurcation model (dimensions in mm) coordinate system
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Typical velocity time-record at model’s inlet
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Horizontal branch axial velocity contours (cm/s), (a) Flow acceleration, (b) flow peak, (c) Flow deceleration
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Horizontal branch. Perturbed velocity time record.
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Horizontal branch. Instantaneous velocity profiles at t=3,4,5T/8 and z=20 mm.
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Entrance region. Near wall velocity time-records (x=−10 mm).
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Vertical branch axial velocity contours (cm/s). (a) Flow acceleration, (b) flow peak, (c) flow deceleration.
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Vertical branch. Perturbed velocity time record.




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