The gas turbine combustion chamber is a vital part of a gas turbine engine. Proper mixing of air in the combustor plays an important role in combustion. Increasing mixing rate is an important factor for better combustion efficiency. The injection of air in crossflow is widely studied over the years. The air injected at an angle in upstream direction gives better mixing by colliding with the crossflow. The computational analysis of the injected jet in cross flow is performed with different angles in the upstream direction. The k-omega SST turbulence model was used to investigate the mixing behavior. The air is injected at different angles and observed that with an increase in angle from 60° to 135°, the rate of mixing and turbulent intensity increased. The jet inclination in the upstream direction greatly influenced the mixing behavior. The jet penetration in perpendicular direction was almost the same for 120° and 135°. But there is added penalty in the form of the pressure loss at the angle 135°. So considering the pressure loss and ease of manufacturing the 120° jet inclination is preferable for better mixing among the four cases studied here. The idea of inclining jet in upstream direction can be implemented on the combustor for increased performance and shorter size.

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