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Integral Solution for the Mean Flow Profiles of Turbulent Jets, Plumes, and Wakes

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Amit Agrawal, Ajay K. Prasad

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716

J. Fluids Eng 125(5), 813-822 (Oct 07, 2003) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1603303 History: Received July 22, 2002; Revised May 06, 2003; Online October 07, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Figures

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Cross-stream variation of eddy viscosity for jets (– axisymmetric jet, -- planar jet)
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Cross-stream velocity profiles for plumes (– axisymmetric plume, -- planar plume)
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Reynolds stress profiles for plumes (– axisymmetric plume, -- planar plume)
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Streamwise velocity profiles for jets (– axisymmetric jet from Gaussian profile, -- axisymmetric jet from polynomial profile, 7, dots from experiment, 7
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Coordinate system for planar (x,z) and axisymmetric (r,z) jets, plumes, and wake. For wakes, U represents the velocity defect.
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Cross-stream velocity profiles for jets (– axisymmetric jet, -- planar jet)
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Reynolds stress profiles for jets (– axisymmetric jet from Gaussian profile, -- axisymmetric jet from polynomial profile, 7, -.. planar jet, dots from experiment)
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Dominant kinetic energy production term profiles for jets (– axisymmetric jet, -- planar jet)
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Velocity-temperature correlation for plumes (– axisymmetric plume, -- planar plume)
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Dominant kinetic energy production term profiles for plumes (– axisymmetric plume, -- planar plume)
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Cross-stream variation of eddy viscosity for plumes (– axisymmetric plume, -- planar plume)
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Cross-stream variation of eddy thermal diffusivity for plumes (– axisymmetric plume, -- planar plume)
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Cross-stream variation of turbulent Prandtl number for plumes (– axisymmetric plume, -- planar plume)
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Cross-stream velocity and Reynolds stress profiles for wakes (– axisymmetric wake, -- planar wake)

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