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A note on high Schmidt number laminar bouyant jets discharged horizontally

By Anupam Dewan, Jaywant H Arakeri and J Srinivasan


A new model has been developed for the integral analysis of high Schmidt number (or equivalently high Prandtl number) laminar buoyant jets discharged horizontally. This model assumes top-hat density profile across the inner core of jet and Gaussian velocity profile. Entrainment coefficient corresponding to pure laminar jet has been taken in the analysis. The prediction of the jet trajectory agree well with experimental data in the regions where the jet remains laminar

Topics: Mechanical Engineering
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd.
Year: 1992
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