Lateral Edge Effects on the Sherwood Number in Turbulent Flow Over a Flat Plate

Citation data:

Journal of Heat Transfer, ISSN: 0022-1481, Vol: 140, Issue: 2

Publication Year:
2018
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DOI:
10.1115/1.4037497
Author(s):
Matthew E. Taliaferro, Federico Fassio, Fabio Gori, Terrence W. Simon, Richard J. Goldstein
Publisher(s):
ASME International
Tags:
Materials Science, Physics and Astronomy, Engineering
article description
Experimental results for the Sherwood number variation near the lateral edge of the active surface of a smooth, finite-width flat plate in turbulent boundary layer flow are presented. Using naphthalene sublimation, local mass transfer rates are found for two different free stream velocities. A semi-empirical correlation of the experimental data is presented, allowing calculation of the increase of mass transfer near the edge and the size of the region affected by the lateral edge. The effect is shown to scale more so with the diffusion thickness than the boundary layer thickness.

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