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Numerical investigation of semi-empirical relation representing nusselt number under waterjet impingement

Siddiqui, Mohammad Umair and Ansari, Emad and Khan, Sher Afghan and Patil, Rajesh (2020) Numerical investigation of semi-empirical relation representing nusselt number under waterjet impingement. Journal of Thermophysics and heat transfer, 34 (3). pp. 579-590. ISSN 0887-8722

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Abstract

Extruded surfaces, such as pin fin, enable better heat transfer distribution when accompanied by fluid jets. A numerical study is carried out, in which a waterjet is being impinged on the pin-fin target surface, and the Nusselt profile is evaluated for various impinging and geometric parameters. Impinging parameters, such as Reynolds number and nondimensional nozzle-surface distance, are varied, whereas geometric parameters, such as nondimensional pin-fin height and nondimensional pin-fin spacing, are being subjected to variation. The local Nusselt magnitudes evaluated for different impinging and geometric parameters are plotted against nondimensional radial distance of the target surface. Regression analysis is carried out and semi-empirical relations are proposed for local Nusselt number magnitude in terms of impinging and geometric parameters. The correlations are well-validated against the results of previous literature studies. In addition, grid independence tests and turbulence modeling tests are performed to obtain a model that can predict accurate results. It is found that the shear stress transport � γ − θ model predicts the most accurate results.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7395/81540
Uncontrolled Keywords: nusselt number ; Extruded surfaces
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics > TL1 Motor vehicles
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Sher Afghan Khan
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2020 15:53
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2020 15:53
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81540

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