TECHNICAL PAPERS: Forced Convection

An Improved Numerical Study of the Wall Effect on Hot-Wire Measurements

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Jun-Mei Shi, Michael Breuer, Franz Durst

Lehrstuhl für Strömungsmechanik, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Cauerstr. 4, D-91058 Erlangen, Germany

Michael Schäfer

Numerische Berechnungsverfahren im Maschinenbau, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Petersenstraße 30, D-64287 Darmstadt, Germany

J. Heat Transfer 125(4), 595-603 (Jul 17, 2003) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1571848 History: Received September 11, 2002; Revised March 03, 2003; Online July 17, 2003
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Velocity reading of the wire, comparison between various D+(=UτD/ν) varied by the shear velocity Uτ or Y/D, where D+(=Y+/(Y/D),D=5 μm and τ=1.27. H and S are irrelevant in the case of an aluminum wall: (a) aluminum wall (kw*=9186); and (b) mirror glass wall (kw*=29.6).
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Comparison of the average Nusselt number Nu of a hot wire in cross-flow of a free stream, close to an aluminum wall and at different overheat ratios, τ=1.27 and 1.5; kw*=9186,Y/D=100,D=5 μm
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Effect of the overheat ratio τ (=1.27 and 1.5) on HWA near-wall measurements close to an aluminum wall, kw*=9186,Y/D=100,D=5 μm
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Sketch of the physical model for the investigation of HWA near-wall measurements
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Comparison of the present results at very small Reynolds numbers with classical results from the literature
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Comparison of the present results for the apparent velocity Uappa+ in the case of an aluminum wall with those of Shi et al. 6; kw*=9186,Y/D=100,D=5 μm
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Comparison of the numerical results of the velocity reading Uappa+ of the hot wire close to mirror glass walls (kw*=29.6) obtained by using different model configurations
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The average Nusselt number Nu of a hot wire in near-wall cross-flow for various Y/D,D=5 μm, τ=1.27: (a) aluminum wall (kw*=9186); and (b) mirror glass wall (kw*=29.6).



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