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Turbulent flow and heat transfer in a square-sectioned U-bend

Etemad, Sassan LU ; Sundén, Bengt LU and Daunius, O (2006) In Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal 6(1-3). p.89-100
Abstract
Turbulent flow and heat transfer in a square-sectioned U-bend are investigated. Turbulence models with linear and non-linear expressions for the Reynolds stresses are used. The near wall turbulence is treated by the damping functions approach and a two-layer model with Wolfshtein's sub-layer treatment. The inlet conditions have a significant effect on the predictions. The results from the non-linear low-Reynolds number k-epsilon models including Suga's cubic low-Re model were closest to experimental data. These models predicted the stress-induced secondary motion in the straight inlet duct well. This secondary motion had a small impact on the flow in the bend.
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secondary, flow, turbulence models, computation, curved duct, heat transfer
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Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal
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1-3
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89 - 100
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Inderscience Publishers
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1741-5233
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10.1504/PCFD.2006.009486
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English
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  author       = {Etemad, Sassan and Sundén, Bengt and Daunius, O},
  issn         = {1741-5233},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {1-3},
  pages        = {89--100},
  publisher    = {Inderscience Publishers},
  series       = {Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal},
  title        = {Turbulent flow and heat transfer in a square-sectioned U-bend},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/PCFD.2006.009486},
  doi          = {10.1504/PCFD.2006.009486},
  volume       = {6},
  year         = {2006},
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