Effects of Vortices With Different Circulations on Heat Transfer and Injectant Downstream of a Single Film-Cooling Hole in a Turbulent Boundary Layer PUBLIC ACCESS

[+] Author Affiliations
P. M. Ligrani, C. S. Subramanian, D. W. Craig, P. Kaisuwan

Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

Paper No. 90-GT-045, pp. V004T09A012; 9 pages
  • ASME 1990 International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 4: Heat Transfer; Electric Power; Industrial and Cogeneration
  • Brussels, Belgium, June 11–14, 1990
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7907-8
  • Copyright © 1990 by ASME


Results are presented which illustrate the effects of single embedded longitudinal vortices on heat transfer and injectant downstream of a single film-cooling hole in a turbulent boundary layer. Attention is focussed on the changes resulting as circulation magnitudes of the vortices are varied from 0.0 to 0.15 m**2/s. Mean temperature results are presented which show how injectant is distorted and redistributed by vortices, along with heat transfer measurements and mean velocity surveys. Injection hole diameter is 0.952 cm to give a ratio of vortex core diameter to hole diameter of about 1.5–1.6. The freestream velocity is maintained at 10 m/s, and the blowing ratio is approximately 0.5. The film-cooling hole is oriented 30 degrees with respect to the test surface. Stanton numbers are measured on a constant heat flux surface with a non-dimensional temperature parameter of about 1.5. Two different situations are studied: one where the injection hole is beneath the vortex downwash, and one where the injection hole is beneath the vortex upwash. For both cases, vortex centers pass well within 2.9 vortex core diameters of the centerline of the injection hole.

To quantify the influences of the vortices on the injectant and local heat transfer, the parameter S is used, defined as the ratio of vortex circulation to injection hole diameter times mean injection velocity. When S is greater than 1.0–1.5, injectant is swept into the vortex upwash and above the vortex core by secondary flows, and Stanton number data show evidence of injectant beneath the vortex core and downwash near the wall for x/d only up to 33.6. For larger x/d, local Stanton numbers are augmented by the vortices by as much as 23 percent relative to film-cooled boundary layers with no vortices. When S is less than 1.0–1.5, some injectant remains near the wall beneath the vortex core and downwash where it continues to provide some thermal protection. In some cases, the protection provided by film cooling is augmented because of vortex secondary flows which cause extra injectant to accumulate near vortex upwash regions.

Copyright © 1990 by ASME
This article is only available in the PDF format.



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