Analysis of finite laminar opposed-jets with and without rigid-body rotation

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Abstract

The fluid mechanics and mixing process of steady, laminar, finite and opposed-jets are theoretically investigated. A finite-volume method is employed to numerically solve the corresponding transport equations. Calculated results are compared with the analytical similarity solutions and the experimental data for two cases of the non-identical opposed-jets, constituted by two different fluids, without rigid-body rotation and the identical opposed-jets with rigid-body rotation. Agreements show that the numerical solutions obtained from the complete transport equations yield accurate predictions, while the similarity solutions yield fair predictions under some limitations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)945-956
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
Volume35
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Apr

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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