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Heat Flux Measurements in Homogeneous Curved Shear Flow

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A. G. L. Holloway

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3, Canada

S. A. Ebrahimi-Sabet

Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont., M5S 3E5, Canada

J. Heat Transfer 121(1), 190-194 (Feb 01, 1999) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2825941 History: Received November 19, 1996; Revised September 09, 1998; Online December 05, 2007

Abstract

Turbulent heat fluxes were measured far downstream of a fine heating wire stretched spanwise across a curved, uniform shear flow. The turbulence was approximately homogeneous and the overheat small enough to be passive. Strong destabilizing and stabilizing curvature effects were produced by directing the shear toward the center of curvature and away from the center of curvature, respectively. The dimensionless turbulent shear stress was strongly affected by the flow curvature, but the dimensionless components of the turbulent heat flux were found to be relatively insensitive.

Copyright © 1999 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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