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Numerical simulation of a 2-D jet-crossflow interaction related to film cooling applications: Effects of blowing rate, injection angle and free-stream turbulence

  • S Sarkar
  • T K Bose


The aerodynamics of a coolant jet in a hot crossflow in an environment representative of the gas turbine practice, is numerically investigated for film cooling applications. The time-dependent, mass-averaged Navier-Stokes equations coupled with the compressible form of a two-equation low-Reynolds number (k-ɛ) model are solved based on an explicit finite volume formulation. The computed flow-field and surface temperature distributions along with the turbulence quantities are presented to illustrate the variation of flow-physics and heat transfer phenomena which occur in a jet-crossflow interaction with changing blowing rates, slot angles, and inlet free-stream turbulence levels.


Numerical simulation slot-film cooling turbulent flow 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • S Sarkar
    • 1
  • T K Bose
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Aerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of TechnologyMadrasIndia

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