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TECHNICAL NOTES

A Numerical Study of Buoyant Plane Parallel Jets

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Robert E. Spall

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-4130

J. Heat Transfer 124(6), 1210-1213 (Dec 03, 2002) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1501088 History: Received August 14, 2001; Revised June 06, 2002; Online December 03, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Description of parallel jet geometry
Grahic Jump Location
Contour plot of constant velocity magnitude for values of Ar=0 (left side) and Ar=1/2 (right side) at a jet spacing of S/d=13. Contour intervals for the Ar=0 case range from 0.1 to 1.0 in intervals of 0.1. Contours for the Ar=1/2 case range from 0.2 to 2.2 in intervals of 0.2.
Grahic Jump Location
Contour plot of constant velocity magnitude for cooled jet with Ar=1/64 at jet spacings S/d=9 (left side) and S/d=13 (right side). Contours range from 0.1 to 1.0 in intervals of 0.1.
Grahic Jump Location
Contours of constant dimensionless temperature ((T−T0)/(Tinlet−T0)) for Ar=1/8 (left side) and Ar=1/2 (right side) at a jet spacing of S/d=13. Contour levels range from 0.1 to 1.0 in intervals of 0.1.
Grahic Jump Location
Location of merge point as a function of Ar for jet spacings S/d=9, 13, and 18.25

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