The flow and heat transfer characteristics of laminar dual circular jet impinging on a heating plate with inclined confinement surface has been investigated numerically. Governing equations in steady state are solved by a control volume based finite-difference method. The simulations have been carried out for Reynolds number (250≤Re≤418), the angle of inclination of the confined upper wall (0 ≤ θ ≤ 10), circular jet to annular jet velocity ratio (0≤VR≤2) and jet to target plate distances between 2D and 8D where D is the outer diameter of dual jet.SIMPLE algorithm was used to obtain velocity and temperature fields. Hybrid difference scheme is adopted for the discretized terms in the governing equations. The discretised equations are solved iteratively using the tridiagonal matrix algorithm line solver. Heat transfer performance along the heated wall is amplified with an increase in the velocity ratio and the Reynolds number. On the contrary, a substantial reduction in the heat transfer rate, for VR = 0.0, occurs in the stagnation zone, because the absence of the inner nozzle injection causes the recirculation in the corresponding region. The heat transfer rate in the stagnation zone is attenuated by increasing the jet nozzle to impinging plate distance. In particular, the effect of the inclination angle in the down-stream region, especially at the vicinity of outlet, is major then other effects Nusselt number distribution on the impingement plate is affected by inclined upper wall because inclination of the wall accelerates the exhaust flow. The streamwise reduction in the heat transfer rate for θ = 0° is suppressed by the presence of the inclined confinement surface and its value is intensified by the inclination angle.
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Thermal Fluid Flow Transport Characteristics in Confined Channels With Two-Dimensional Dual Jet Impingement
Senkal, C, & Torii, S. "Thermal Fluid Flow Transport Characteristics in Confined Channels With Two-Dimensional Dual Jet Impingement." Proceedings of the ASME-JSME-KSME 2011 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference. ASME-JSME-KSME 2011 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference: Volume 1, Symposia – Parts A, B, C, and D. Hamamatsu, Japan. July 24–29, 2011. pp. 1261-1267. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/AJK2011-03015
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