Flow Analysis of Laminar Wall Jet over Curved Cavity with a Channel Mounted Fin
M. Arul Prakash1, K. Mayilsamy2, P. Maheandera Prabu3, A.Ravinthiran4, G. Murali5
1M. Arul Prakash, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sri Sairam Engineering College, Chennai, India.
2K. Mayilsamy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India.
3P. Maheandera Prabu,Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Lab, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, India.
4A. Ravinthiran, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sri Sairam Engineering College, Chennai, India.
5G. Murali, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation (Deemed to be University), Guntur District, A.P., India,
Manuscript received on 5 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 11 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 1443-1448 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: B2035078219/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B2035.098319
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Abstract: Wall jet flow is used for industrial cooling process, cooling of electronic component mounted on circuit board etc. Numerical simulations have been carried out for laminar two dimensional wall jet flows along curved cavity having a channel mounted thin fin. The commercial finite volume code FLUENT is chosen to resolve the mass balance and momentum balance equations. Fluid flow characteristics are investigated for different Reynolds number (Re=100 to 600) and for different fin geometry. The results are plotted in the form of velocity profiles and streamline contours. The effect of fin length on the laminar wall jet characteristics is also investigated.
Index Terms: Laminar flow, Wall jet, Curved cavity, Fin, Effect of geometry.
Scope of the Article: Software Analysis, Design and Modelling.