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Rotational channel

Post by PyroJoe » Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:08 pm

Anyone know the technical name for a square channel that produces a rotational movement next to laminar flow? Please see picture for more detail.

Thanks, Joe
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Post by Bruno Ogorelec » Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:17 pm

No idea, but the rotational movement you mention is called a 'trapped vortex' if I am not mistaken.

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Post by PyroJoe » Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:31 pm

Thanks Bruno,
That helped me find what I was looking for:

http://gltrs.grc.nasa.gov/reports/2004/ ... 212507.pdf

Thanks again!

Joe

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vortex

Post by Al Belli » Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:33 pm

Hi pyrojoe,

The item is defined as a vortex cavity or vortex cell. It might be referred to
by adding circumferential to the description, if it is in a tubular combustor.

Al Belli

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Post by PyroJoe » Thu Apr 10, 2008 8:26 pm

Thanks Al,
These combustors are interesting.

http://204.154.137.14/technologies/coal ... .1.4.1.pdf

Joe

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