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IJE TRANSACTIONS A: Basics Vol. 31, No. 7 (July 2018) 1129-1138    Article in Press

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  NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF FULLY DEVELOPED FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER IN CHANNELS WITH PERIODICALLY GROOVED PARTS (TECHNICAL NOTE)
 
A. Joodaki
 
( Received: June 02, 2017 – Accepted in Revised Form: January 14, 2018 )
 
 

Abstract    To obtain a higher heat transfer in the low Reynolds number flows, wavy channels are often employed in myriad engineering applications. In this study, the geometry of grooves shapes is parameterized by means of four angles. By changing these parameters new geometries are generated and numerical simulations are carried out for internal fully developed flow and heat transfer. Results are compared with those of rectangular grooved channel. Two different Prandtl numbers, i.e. 0.7 and 5, were investigated while Reynolds number varies from 50 to 300. An element-based finite volume method (EBFVM) is used to discretize the governing equations. Results reveal that that both heat transfer performance and average Nusselt number of rectangular grooved channel were higher than those of other geometries.

 

Keywords    Wavy Channel; Fully Developed Flow; Grooves Shapes; Thermal Performances

 

چکیده    از کانال‌های موجدار به صورت گسترده در حوزه‌های مختلف مهندسی به منظور دستیابی به انتقال حرارت بیشتر در جریان‌های با عدد رینولدز پایین استفاده می‌شود. در این مطالعه، هندسه شکل زائده‌های دیواره کانال به کمک چهار زاویه مدلسازی شده است. با تغییر این پارامترها هندسه کانال‌های جدیدی تولید شده و از حل عددی به منظور شبیه‌سازی جریان و انتقال حرارت توسعه یافته داخلی استفاده شده است. نتایج با یک کانال با زائده‌ی مستطیل شکل مقایسه شده است. عدد پرانتل 0.7 و 5 انتخاب و عدد رینولدز در محدوده 50 تا 300 فرض شده است. از یک روش حجم محدود مبتنی بر المان برای گسسته‌سازی معادلات حاکم استفاده شده است. مطابق نتایج به دست آمده بازده انتقال حرارتی و همچنین عدد نوسلت متوسط کانال با زائده مستطیل شکل نسبت به بقیه شکل‌ها، بزرگتر می‌باشد.

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