Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Computational Study of Jet-in-Crossflow and Film Cooling Using a New Unsteady-Based Turbulence Model

[+] Author Affiliations
D. Scott Holloway, D. Keith Walters, James H. Leylek

Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Paper No. GT2005-68155, pp. 227-237; 11 pages
  • ASME Turbo Expo 2005: Power for Land, Sea, and Air
  • Volume 3: Turbo Expo 2005, Parts A and B
  • Reno, Nevada, USA, June 6–9, 2005
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4726-8 | eISBN: 0-7918-3754-8
  • Copyright © 2005 by ASME


This paper documents a computational investigation of the unsteady behavior of jet-in-crossflow applications. Improved prediction of fundamental physics is achieved by implementing a new unsteady, RANS-based turbulence model developed by the authors. Two test cases are examined that match experimental efforts previously documented in the open literature. One is the well-documented normal jet-in-crossflow, and the other is film cooling on the pressure side of a turbine blade. All simulations are three-dimensional, fully converged, and grid-independent. High-quality and high-density grids are constructed using multiple topologies and an unstructured, super-block approach to ensure that numerical viscosity is minimized. Computational domains include the passage, film hole, and coolant supply plenum. Results for the normal jet-in-crossflow are for a density ratio of 1 and velocity ratio of 0.5 and include streamwise velocity profiles and injected flow or “coolant” distribution. The Reynolds number based on the average jet exit velocity and jet diameter is 20,500. This represents a good test case since normal injection is known to exaggerate the key flow mechanisms seen in film-cooling applications. Results for the pressure side film-cooling case include coolant distribution and adiabatic effectiveness for a density and blowing ratio of 2. In addition to the in-house model that incorporates new unsteady physics, CFD simulations utilize standard, RANS-based turbulence models, such as the “realizable” k-ε model. The present study demonstrates the importance of unsteady physics in the prediction of jet-in-crossflow interactions and for film cooling flows that exhibit jet liftoff.

Copyright © 2005 by ASME
Topics: Cooling , Turbulence



Interactive Graphics


Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In