Twin round and elliptic jets with nozzle spacing of S/d = 2.8 are investigated and the results are compared with those obtained from single jets. The measurements were performed at Re = 10000 using particle image velocimetry. The results show that the twin elliptic jets merge and combine faster than the round jets. However, the twin elliptic jets have lower spreading than their corresponding single jet but in the round jets it is opposite. The vortical structures obtained using swirling strength analysis are more intense in the elliptic jets compared with the round jets; consistent with their higher spreading. In the shear layers, the velocity skewness is considerably positive due to the diffusion of high-speed jet fluid towards the ambient. On the other hand, the streamwise skewness on the centerline is negative because of the entrainment of low-speed ambient fluid; resulting in centerline velocity decay. In addition, the joint and weighted joint probability density functions are used to understand the dominant events which contribute into the mixing of the jets with their surrounding fluid.

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