Particle image velocimetry study of a cloud-like flow

Venkatakrishnan, L and Elavarasan, R and Bhat, G S 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: Journal Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Particle Image Velocimetry; PIV; Clouds; latent heat;
    Subjects: ENGINEERING > Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
    Division/Department: Experimental Aerodynamics Division, UNSPECIFIED, UNSPECIFIED, UNSPECIFIED, UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: Users 7 not found.
    Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2005
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:39
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/720

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