Near wake of a cold circular cylinder AT M=6

Ramaswamy, MA and Kubota, Toshi (1972) Near wake of a cold circular cylinder AT M=6. Technical Report. National Aeronautical Laboratory, Bangalore, India.

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An experimental investigation has been conducted at M-6 to determine the effect of cooling on the near bake of13; a two-dimensional circular cylinder. Mean flow properties13; were determined from Pitot pressure, static pressure, and13; hot-wire recovery temperature measurements at free stream.13; Reynolds number of 0.905 x lo4 and 2.95x10 for both adia batic and cooled models, the later at about two tenths of13; the free stream stagnation temperature. The near wake was13; laminar for adiabatic model at both the Reynolds numbers13; and for the cold model at the lower Reynolds number. Transition was apparent in the near wake of the cold model at the higher Reynolds number. The base pressure decreased with13; cooling. The wake shocks, the shear layer edges and the13; thermal layer edges moved closer to the wake centerline13; with cooling and with increase in Reynolds number. In the13; recirculating region, the transverse total temperature distributions exhibited a minimum close to the dividing stream line for all the cases, and the total temperature on the centerline was nearly constant and equal to the value at the rear stagnation point indicating that the heat transfer in this region was mainly by convection. The existence of a13; thin thermal layer on the base was evident for the cold models.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Circular cylinder;Higher Reynolds;Cold models
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aerodynamics
Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 04:24

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