图书馆订阅: Guest
Begell Digital Portal Begell 数字图书馆 电子图书 期刊 参考文献及会议录 研究收集
传热学
影响因子: 0.404 5年影响因子: 0.8 SJR: 0.264 SNIP: 0.504 CiteScore™: 0.88

ISSN 打印: 1064-2285
ISSN 在线: 2162-6561

卷:
卷 51, 2020 卷 50, 2019 卷 49, 2018 卷 48, 2017 卷 47, 2016 卷 46, 2015 卷 45, 2014 卷 44, 2013 卷 43, 2012 卷 42, 2011 卷 41, 2010 卷 40, 2009 卷 39, 2008 卷 38, 2007 卷 37, 2006 卷 36, 2005 卷 35, 2004 卷 34, 2003 卷 33, 2002 卷 32, 2001 卷 31, 2000 卷 30, 1999 卷 29, 1998 卷 28, 1997

传热学

DOI: 10.1615/HeatTransRes.2014003782
pages 63-89

INFLUENCE OF AN ADIABATIC SQUARE CYLINDER ON HYDRODYNAMIC AND THERMAL CHARACTERISTICS IN A TWO-DIMENSIONAL BACKWARD-FACING STEP CHANNEL

Dipankar Chatterjee
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur-713209, India; Advanced Design and Analysis Group, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute Durgapur-713209, India
Amrita Sengupta
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, Durgapur-713209, India
Nandini Debnath
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, Durgapur-713209, India
Sudipta De
Simulation & Modeling Laboratory, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur-713209, India

ABSTRACT

The work demonstrates numerically the influence of an adiabatic cylinder of square cross section on the flow and heat transfer characteristics within a two-dimensional backward-facing step channel. The study was conducted for a Reynolds number range of 1−200 (in the steady laminar regime) with a fixed Prandtl number of 0.71 (air). Additionally, simulations are also conducted for Reynolds numbers of 104 and 2·104 (unsteady turbulent regime). The numerical simulation is performed by deploying a finite volume-based commercial solver FLUENT. Different cross stream positions of the cylinder are considered to show the positional effect of an obstacle on the overall flow and heat transfer pattern. The flow and thermal fields are demonstrated through the streamlines and isotherm profiles for different Reynolds numbers and cylinder positions. The global flow and heat transfer quantities such as the reattachment length, drag coefficient, local and average Nusselt numbers are computed and presented. A significant heat transfer augmentation due to the presence of the cylinder is observed as compared to the unobstructed case (without a cylinder). Furthermore, it is observed that the heat transfer augmentation is stronger for the case of a square cylinder in comparison with a circular one introduced into the same channel. Finally, correlations are devised for the drag coefficient and Nusselt number for the above range of conditions.


Articles with similar content:

FLUID FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER CHARACTERISTICS PAST TWO TANDEM ELLIPTIC CYLINDERS: A NUMERICAL STUDY
Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, Vol.25, 2018, issue 4-5
Vivek Puliyeri, K. Arul Prakash, Soumya Sunakraneni
HEAT TRANSFER ENHANCEMENT BY METALLIC FOAMS
International Heat Transfer Conference 13, Vol.0, 2006, issue
Theodorus H. Van der Meer, F. H. Li
REYNOLDS NUMBER DEPENDENCE OF A TURBULENT CHANNEL FLOW WITH ROUGHNESS ON ONE WALL
TSFP DIGITAL LIBRARY ONLINE, Vol.4, 2005, issue
Paolo Orlandi, S. Leonardi, Robert Anthony Antonia
Two-Dimensional Laminar Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer over a Backward-Facing Step: Effects of Reynolds and Prandtl Numbers
Heat Transfer Research, Vol.42, 2011, issue 4
Amit Kumar Dhiman, Harsh Chaudhary
NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION ON 3−D TURBULENT NATURAL CONVECTION INCLUDING RADIATION FOR PARTIAL OPENING ENCLOSURE
International Heat Transfer Conference 11, Vol.8, 1998, issue
Kwang Sun Kim