Unsteady Heat Transfer Enhancement Around an Engine Cylinder in Order to Detect Knock

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Khaled Loubar, Jéro⁁me Bellettre, Mohand Tazerout

Ecole des Mines de Nantes, DSEE., 4, rue Alfred Kastler, B.P. 20722, 44307 Nantes Cedex 3, France

J. Heat Transfer 127(3), 278-286 (Mar 24, 2005) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1857943 History: Received November 07, 2003; Revised October 22, 2004; Online March 24, 2005
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Computational domain and boundary conditions
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Instantaneous heat flux on wall combustion chamber
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Computational grid for a 2 mm square rib geometry (refined mesh around the rib)
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Grid dependency test—local Nusselt number distributions (Re=12,600, s=0 at xj=0.133 m on the cylinder wall)
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Temperature signal across the cylinder wall (cast iron)
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Temperature amplitude attenuation along the cylinder wall thickness
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Effect of turbulence model choice on the Nusselt number prediction (Re=12,600)
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Streamlines (Re=37,200); (a) Kim et al. 15 and (b) present calculations
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Comparison of predicted and measured mean velocity profiles (Re=37,200)
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Comparison of predicted and measured local Nusselt number (Re=12,600)
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Temporal variation of thermal signal in the fluid (0.5 mm from the wall)
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Recirculation zone downstream the rib (Re=12,000)
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Thermal signal variation for different rib geometries
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Flow structure downstream of the ribs (Re=12,000)
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Effect of rib number on thermal signal variations (h=2 mm)
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Flow structure downstream of one or two ribs (Re=12,000)
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Thermal signal variation for rib heights of 1 mm and 2 mm
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Turbulent kinetic energy contours for square ribs (Re=12,000)
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Thermal signal variation at different locations within the fluid
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Effect of heat transfer intensity on thermal signal amplitude



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