0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Asymmetry and Unsteadiness of Incipient Separation of Nominally Axisymmetric Turbulent Boundary Layer

[+] Author Affiliations
Shigeaki Masuda, Kouhei Okada, Shinnosuke Obi

Keio University, Yokohama, Japan

Rei Takagi

Mitsubishi Heavy Industry, Nagoya, Japan

Paper No. FEDSM2003-45587, pp. 1103-1109; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/FEDSM2003-45587
From:
  • ASME/JSME 2003 4th Joint Fluids Summer Engineering Conference
  • Volume 1: Fora, Parts A, B, C, and D
  • Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 6–10, 2003
  • Conference Sponsors: Fluids Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3696-7 | eISBN: 0-7918-3673-8
  • Copyright © 2003 by ASME

abstract

Unsteady and asymmetric behavior of separation of nominally axisymmetric and steady turbulent boundary layer in an axisymmetric expansion is investigated. The test diffusers have the total divergence angle from 8 to 50deg and length-to-diameter ratio of 8. Bulk Reynolds number is ranging between 2.5 × 104 and 2.4 × 105 . The wall static pressure fluctuation increases monotonically with increasing divergence angle up to 25° and then decreases. The wall static pressure exhibits large scale law frequency fluctuations, occurring almost concurrently in the entire passage. Distributions of both mean velocity and reverse flow fraction in a cross-stream plane show axial-asymmetry of the separated flow, suggesting the rapid growth of circumferential non-uniformity upstream. The velocity measurements employing a split film probe to distinguish the flow directions exhibits intermittent flow reversal with higher velocity as compared with forward flow. The conditional average of wall hot film signals reveals the steep decrease at the incipience of flow reversal.

Copyright © 2003 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