TECHNICAL PAPERS: Forced Convection

Fluctuating Temperature Measurements on a Heated Cylinder Placed in a Cylinder Near-Wake

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Z. J. Wang, Y. Zhou, X. W. Wang, W. Jin

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

J. Heat Transfer 126(1), 62-69 (Mar 10, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1643910 History: Received June 26, 2003; Revised November 19, 2003; Online March 10, 2004
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Fiber-optic Bragg grating sensing system (adapted from Kersey et al. 23; Ho et al. 26). TOF denotes a tunable optical filter, and LP and HP stand for low pass and high pass, respectively.
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Experimental arrangement
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Schematic of test cylinders
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Laser-induced fluorescence flow visualization in the water tunnel behind two inline cylinders: (a) L/d=5.20; (b) 2.50; and (c) 1.18. Re=450. Flow is left to right.
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Influence of L/d on the global mean surface temperature Θ of the downstream cylinder
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Circumferential distribution of the rms value θs,rms/Θ of the fluctuating surface temperature θs.Re=9080. ♦, Isolated cylinder; ○, L/d=5.20; ▴, L/d=2.50; ▵, L/d=1.18.
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Time histories of u (the hot wire was placed at x/d=2 and y/d=1.5) and θs at α=85 deg. Time t=0 is arbitrary; (a) L/d=5.20; (b) L/d=2.50; and (c) L/d=1.18. The same scales are used in (a), (b), and (c) for u and θs.
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Power spectral density function Eθs of the fluctuating surface temperature θs at α=85° and Eu of the streamwise fluctuating velocity u: (a) Eθs; and (b) Eu. The hot wire was located at x/d=2 and y/d=1.5. –, L/d=5.20; [[dashed_line]], L/d=2.50; -⋅⋅-⋅⋅-, L/d=1.18.
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Spectral coherences Cohθsu between the fluctuating surface temperature θs at α=85 deg and the streamwise fluctuating velocity u. The hot wire was located at x/d=2 and y/d=1.5. –, L/d=5.20; [[dashed_line]], L/d=2.50; -⋅⋅-⋅⋅-, L/d=1.18.
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Co-spectrum Coθsu between the fluctuating surface temperature θs at α=85 deg and the streamwise fluctuating velocity u. The hot wire was located at x/d=2 and y/d=1.5. —, L/d=5.20; [[dashed_line]], L/d=2.50; -⋅⋅-⋅⋅-, L/d=1.18.
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Circumferential distributions of θs/Θ and Nu (from Adachi et al. 33) on an isolated cylinder. ♦, θs/Θ measured using the FBG sensor; ⋄, θs/Θ measured using a type-K thermocouple; ○, Nu at Re=5000; •, Nu at Re=11000.
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Circumferential distributions of the local time-averaged surface temperature θs/Θ measured using the FBG sensor. ○, L/d=5.20; ▴, L/d=2.50; ▵, L/d=1.18.Re=9080.



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