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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Forced Convection

Mass/Heat Transfer in a Ribbed Passage With Cylindrical Vortex Generators: The Effect of Generator-Rib Spacing

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S. Acharya, R. G. Hibbs, Y. Chen, D. E. Nikitopoulos

Mechanical Engineering Department, Lousiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803

J. Heat Transfer 122(4), 641-652 (Apr 13, 1999) (12 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1288026 History: Received August 15, 1998; Revised April 13, 1999
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Schematic of the test apparatus
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Details of test section (a) cross-sectional plane, (b) schematic showing geometrical notation
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Comparison with published data (a) centerline Sherwood number distributions in an inter-rib module (b) average Sherwood number in an inter-rib module
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Regionally averaged mass transfer ratio in the fully developed region of the (a) top ribbed wall and (b) outer smooth wall
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Local centerline mass transfer profiles along all walls of the channel, Re=5000
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Detailed mass transfer ratio distributions in selected regions of the top and other walls, Re=5000
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Detailed mass transfer augmentation in selected regions of the top and other walls, Re=5000
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Local centerline mass transfer profiles along all walls of the channel, Re=10,000
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Detailed mass transfer ratio distributions in selected regions of the top and other walls, Re=10,000
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Detailed mass transfer augmentation in selected regions of the top and other walls, Re=10,000
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Local centerline mass transfer profiles along all walls of the channel, Re=30,000
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Detailed mass transfer ratio distributions in selected regions of the top and other walls, Re=30,000
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Detailed mass transfer augmentation in selected regions of the top and other walls, Re=30,000

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