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Numerical investigation of non-dimensional constant and empirical relation representing Nusselt profile non-uniformity

Mohd, Umair Siddiqui and Ansari, Emaad and Khan, Sher Afghan and Gulhane, Nitin Parashram and Patil, Rajesh (2020) Numerical investigation of non-dimensional constant and empirical relation representing Nusselt profile non-uniformity. Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 34 (1). pp. 1-15. ISSN 0887-8722

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The use of air jet impingement for cooling is the most expensive task as far as the efficiency of the component is concerned not only this, but the generation of characteristic cooling over the target surface (heat sink) is of great significance in material processing firms. The conversion of the temperature profile to a Nusselt profile is widely used when the concern of non-dimensionality comes into the picture. So, the present work reports the Nusselt profile for different impinging parameters, and the nonuniformities concerned with the profiles are evaluated. The standard deviation is the parameter used to represent the nonuniformity in the Nusselt profile for the present study. A nondimensional constant (ratio of Reynolds number and nozzle-target spacing) is defined to represent the start and end of nonuniformity in the Nusselt profile. When this constant exceeds a value of 6000, the nonuniformity in the profile ends. Also, an empirical relation representing the standard deviation is proposed in terms of the Reynolds number and nozzle-target spacing. The generation of turbulence vortices at the exit of the nozzle is responsible for the end of nonuniformity in the Nusselt profile.

Item Type: Article (Review)
Additional Information: 7395/77370
Uncontrolled Keywords: non-dimensional constant, Nusselt profile non-uniformity
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ210.2 Mechanical devices and figures. Automata. Ingenious mechanism. Robots (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Sher Afghan Khan
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2020 16:09
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2020 16:09
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/77370

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