Entrainment Velocity in an Axisymmetric Turbulent Jet

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Anthony M. Falcone

Daniel Frankfurt P.C., 432 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016  

Joseph C. Cataldo

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Department of Civil Engineering, 51 Astor Place, New York, NY 10003

J. Fluids Eng 125(4), 620-627 (Aug 27, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1595674 History: Received January 07, 2002; Revised January 28, 2003; Online August 27, 2003
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Schematic of experimental apparatus
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Example of mean radial velocity profiles
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Nondimensional mean radial velocity inversion
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(a) Normalized mean radial velocity profiles at distance <12 jet diameters. (b) Normalized mean radial velocity profiles at distance ≥12 jet diameters.
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Normalized maximum spreading and entraining velocity
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Detail of inverse function curve fit for radial velocity at 1 jet diameters
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Normalized plot of c versus axial distance
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(a) Turbulent radial velocity profiles (8 to 14 jet diameters). (b) Turbulent radial velocity sections (16 to 40 jet diameters).



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