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.

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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