Engineering Transactions, 29, 3, pp. 351-369, 1981

Numerical Calculation of Pressure Loss and Forced Convective Heat Transfer In Rotating Channels of Arbitrary Rectangular Cross Section

R. Schilling
Lehrstuhl für Strömungsmaschinen, Universität Karlsruhe, Brd.
Germany

The steady fully-developed laminar flow field and temperature field in rotating straight rectan­gular channels is investigated by a finite difference method. The solution of the Navier-Stokes equations and the energy equation yields the pressure loss, beat transfer and the efficiency factor as a function of the Reynolds number, Rotation number and aspect ratio. The numerical results agree well with available experimental data.
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