Abstract

A one-dimensional method of analysis of jet pumps or ejectors is presented. The analysis considers mixing of the primary and secondary streams at constant pressure, and mixing of the streams at constant area. For the analytical conditions considered, better performance can be obtained when constant-pressure mixing is employed. A comparison between experimental and analytical results shows good agreement over a broad range of variables. Some experimental data on the length of tube required for mixing of the two streams are presented. A method for jet-pump design is given.

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