0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Flow and Heat Transfer in a Rotating Square Channel With 45° Angled Ribs by Reynolds Stress Turbulence Model

[+] Author Affiliations
Yong-Jun Jang, Hamn -Ching Chen, Je-Chin Han

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Paper No. 2000-GT-0229, pp. V003T01A037; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/2000-GT-0229
From:
  • ASME Turbo Expo 2000: Power for Land, Sea, and Air
  • Volume 3: Heat Transfer; Electric Power; Industrial and Cogeneration
  • Munich, Germany, May 8–11, 2000
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7856-9
  • Copyright © 2000 by ASME

abstract

Numerical predictions of three -dimensional flow and heat transfer are presented for a rotating square channel with 45° angled ribs as tested by Johnson et al. (1994). The rib height-to-hydraulic diameter ratio (e/Dh) is 0.1 and the rib pitch-to-height ratio (P/e) is 10. The cross-section of the ribs has rounded edges and corners. The computation results are compared with Johnson’s et al. (1994) experimental data at a Reynolds number (Re) of 25,000, inlet coolant-to-wall density ratio (Δρ/ρ) of 0.13, and three rotation numbers (Ro) of 0.0, 0.12, 0.24.

A multi-block numerical method has been employed with a near-wall second-moment turbulence closure model. In the present method, the convective transport equations for momentum, energy, and turbulence quantities are solved in curvilinear, body-fitted coordinates using the finite-analytic method. Pressure is computed using a hybrid SIMPLER/PISO approach, which satisfies the continuity of mass and momentum simultaneously at every time step. The second-moment solutions show that the secondary flows induced by the angled ribs, rotating buoyancy, and Coriolis forces produced strong non-isotropic turbulent stresses and heat fluxes that significantly affected flow fields and surface heat transfer coefficients. The present near-wall second-moment closure model provided an improved flow and heat transfer prediction.

Copyright © 2000 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

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

NOTE:
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