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Solution Structure and Stability of Viscous Flow in Curved Square Ducts

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Tianliang Yang, Liqiu Wang

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

J. Fluids Eng 123(4), 863-868 (Jun 05, 2001) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1412457 History: Received February 09, 2000; Revised June 05, 2001
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Physical problem and coordinate system
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Solution branches and their connectivity for the flow through the stationary curved duct of square cross-section at σ=0.02,Pr=0.7 (dimensionless velocity in r direction at r=0.9,z=0.14 vs. Dk). (a) Connectivity between S1 and A1, (b) four limit points on A1, (c) connectivity between S2 and A2, (d) connectivity between S2 and A3, (e) connectivity between S2 and A4
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The flow patterns at Dk=180/550,σ=0.02,Pr=0.7. (a) Dk=180 on S11,De=123.4, (b) Dk=550,De=274 on S1−3, (c) Dk=550,De=290 on A1−1, (d) Dk=550,De=279 on S2−1, (e) Dk=550,De=289 on S2−2, (f ) Dk=550,De=291 on S2−3 (g) Dk=550,De=288 on S2−4
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The secondary flow patterns at Dk=700,σ=0.02,Pr=0.7. (a) Re=2328,De=329 on S1−3, (b) Re=2447,De=346 on A1−1, (c) Re=2345,De=332 on S2−1, (d) Re=2402,De=340 on S2−4, (e) Re=2400,De=339 on S2−5, (f ) Re=2410,De=341 on S2−6, (g) Re=2448,De=346 on A2−1, (h) Re=2399,De=339 on A4−1
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Typical time evolution process in 0≤Dk≤191.27 at σ=0.02, and Pr=0.7: dynamic response of solution on S1−2 at Dk=180 to finite random disturbances: evolution to stable steady 2-cell state on S1−1
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Typical time evolution process in 191.27<Dk≤375 at σ=0.02, and Pr=0.7: dynamic response of solution at Dk=300 on A1−1 to finite random disturbances: periodic oscillation (period=0.159)
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Typical time evolution process in 375<Dk≤620 at σ=0.02, and Pr=0.7: dynamic response of solution at Dk=550 on S2−1 to finite random disturbances: evolution to stable steady 2-cell state on S2−2
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Typical time evolution process in 620<Dk≤650 at σ=0.02, and Pr=0.7: dynamic response of solution at Dk=630 on S2−1 to finite random disturbances: intermittency
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Typical time evolution process in 650<Dk≤800: dynamic response of the solution at Dk=800,σ=0.02, and Pr=0.7 on A3−1 to finite random disturbances: chaotic oscillation

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