Particle image velocimetry study of a cloud-like flow

Venkatakrishnan, L and Elavarasan, R and Bhat, GS and Krothapalli, A and Lourenco, L (2003) Particle image velocimetry study of a cloud-like flow. Current Science, 85 (6). pp. 778-785. ISSN 0011-3905

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Abstract

This study employs particle image velocimetry (PIV)13; on a jet with and without subjection to internal heating.13; The effects of buoyancy enhancement on the13; entrainment coefficient and on the streamline structures13; responsible for it are investigated. PIV results13; for the unheated jet are in good agreement with earlier13; studies. It is shown that when internal heating is13; present in the flow, the mean entrainment coefficient13; decreases from a value of 0.057 characterizing a standard13; jet to 0.017, at a heating rate of 1400 W corresponding13; to a Richardson number of 0.24. It is also13; shown that the mingling of the entrained fluid with13; the main flow is different in heated and unheated jets.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Particle Image Velocimetry; PIV; Clouds; latent heat;
Subjects: ENGINEERING > Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
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Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2005
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2015 06:04
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/720

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