Accession Number:

AD0765682

Title:

An Experimental Investigation of the Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Heated Cylinder Placed in a Cross Flow of Air.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

131.0

Abstract:

Local heat transfer and pressure coefficients around a right circular cylinder were experimentally determined at Reynolds numbers ranging from 57,000 to 495,000. The turbulence intensity of the free stream was approximately 0.5. The cylinder was heated externally with a constant heat flux and simultaneously cooled in a cross flow of air. The steady state surface temperature increase above the air temperature was indicated by thermocouple information. Employing Newtons law of cooling, heat transfer coefficients were determined as a function of the angular location from the forward stagnation line. A comparison is made between the heat transfer and pressure data collected. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE