Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Two-Dimensional Parallel Jets

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Elgin A. Anderson, Robert E. Spall

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322e-mail: eanderson@mae.usu.edu; spall@fluids.me.usu.edu

J. Fluids Eng 123(2), 401-406 (Feb 09, 2001) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1363701 History: Received September 11, 2000; Revised February 09, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Description of parallel jet flowfield parameters and coordinates
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Schematic of parallel jet experimental facility
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Jet nozzle geometry definition
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(a–e) Comparison of experimental and numerical mean streamwise velocity profiles along the symmetry plane. (a) S/d=0 (single jet); (b) S/d=9; (c) S/d=13; (d) S/d=18.25; (e) summary of experiment.
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Sensitivity of mean velocity results to computational grid size
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Comparison of experimental and RSM numerical transverse mean velocity profiles for S/d=9
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(ab) Comparison of experimental and numerical combined (a) and merge (b) point results
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(a–b) Comparison of experimental and RSM numerical normal stress profiles along the symmetry plane (a) streamwise normal stress; (b) transverse normal stress.
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Comparison of experimental and RSM numerical mean velocity (U/Uo) flowfield contours at S/d=9. Experimental contours are presented on the right hand side. Transverse and streamwise scales are y/d=0 to 8.2 and x/d=5 to 21.5, respectively.




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