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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Internal Combustion Engines

Numerical Study of Lean-Direct Injection Combustor With Discrete-Jet Swirlers Using Reynolds Stress Model

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S. L. Yang, Y. K. Siow, C. Y. Teo

Department of Mechanical Engineering—Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931-1295

R. R. Tacina, A. C. Iannetti, P. F. Penko

Combustion Technology Branch, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(4), 1059-1065 (Nov 18, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1610012 History: Received February 01, 2002; Revised March 01, 2003; Online November 18, 2003
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Orientation of the discrete-jet swirler array
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Swirler array configuration and classification
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Axial velocity (W) contours at Z=0.3 cm
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Axial velocity (W) contours at Z=1.3 cm
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XY (UV) velocity vectors at different Z-planes, RSTM results
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Turbulence kinetic energy (κ)

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