0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Laminar Flow Heat Transfer to a Gas With Large Temperature Differences

[+] Author and Article Information
W. M. Kays

Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

W. B. Nicoll

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont.

J. Heat Transfer 85(4), 329-338 (Nov 01, 1963) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3686121 History: Received July 25, 1962

Abstract

This paper contains the results of three experiments on laminar gas flow heat transfer with moderately large temperature differences. The cases considered are laminar flow inside a circular tube with heating, with cooling, and flow normal to a circular tube with heating. All experiments were performed with air. Temperature ratios up to 1.9 were used in the experiments with flow inside a circular tube, and up to 3.0 in the flow normal to a circular tube experiment. In the laminar internal flow experiments it was found that the constant property thermal entry length solutions of Sellars, Tribus, and Klein [7], and Siegel, Sparrow, and Hallman [8] are accurately applicable to a gas with temperature ratios up to 1.9 if all fluid properties are evaluated at local mixed mean temperature. For flow normal to a circular tube with heating, the constant properly experimental correlations appear to be applicable to gas flow for temperature ratios up to 3.0 if fluid properties are evaluated at free stream temperature.

Copyright © 1963 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

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 Journal Articles
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