A low speed linear cascade was used to investigate sweeping jet impingement cooling in a nozzle guide vane leading edge at an engine-relevant Biot number. Sweeping and steady jets were studied at varying mass flow rates and freestream turbulence intensities. Infrared thermography and a thermal inertia technique were used to determine the overall cooling effectiveness and internal heat transfer coefficients of the impingement cooling configurations. The circular jet array provided higher overall effectiveness values at both freestream turbulence intensities. The sweeping jet array provided a broader heat transfer profile due to the spreading of the jet. Pressure drop was measured for each jet geometry, and the circular jet was found to have less pressure drop than the sweeping jet at a given mass flow rate.

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