Buoyancy-Driven Flow Reversal Phenomena in Radially Rotating Serpentine Ducts

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J. J. Hwang, W.-J. Wang, Cha’o Kuang Chen

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chung-Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan 300, Republic of China JJHWANG@CHU.EDU.TW

J. Heat Transfer 122(1), 179-183 (Oct 01, 1999) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.521453 History: Received January 01, 1999; Revised October 01, 1999
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Configuration, dimensions, and coordinates of the test module
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Effect of Ri on temperature profiles at several axial stations of RID and ROD
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(a) Predictions of flow-reversal phenomenon in the ROD; (b) critical local buoyancy for the initiation of the flow reversal in the ROD
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Comparison of local Nusselt number distributions and isotherms at X=10 between the RID and ROD




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