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A Correlating Equation for Forced Convection From Gases and Liquids to a Circular Cylinder in Crossflow

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S. W. Churchill, M. Bernstein

Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.

J. Heat Transfer 99(2), 300-306 (May 01, 1977) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3450685 History: Received September 02, 1976; Online August 11, 2010

Abstract

A single comprehensive equation is developed for the rate of heat and mass transfer from a circular cylinder in crossflow, covering a complete range of Pr (or Sc) and the entire range of Re for which data are available. This expression is a lower bound (except possibly for RePr < 0.2); free-stream turbulence, end effects, channel blockage, free convection, etc., may increase the rate. In the complete absence of free convection, the theoretical expression of Nakai and Okazaki may be more accurate for RePr < 0.2. The correlating equation is based on theoretical results for the effect of Pr in the laminar boundary layer, and on both theoretical and experimental results for the effect of Re. The process of correlation reveals the need for theoretical results for the effect of Pr in the region of the wake. Additional experimental data for the effect of Pr at small Pe and for the effect of Re during the transition in the point of separation are also needed.

Copyright © 1977 by ASME
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