Flow Visualization on Lateral Multiple Jet Interaction with Freestream

Abstract

The interaction flowfield of gaseous jets ejecting from three different orifice configurations into a Mach 5 turbulent crossflow over a flat plate was investigated experimentally. These jet configurations have equal equivalent throat diameter of 6 mm and nominal exit Mach number of 3. Schlieren photography was used to visualize the spatial flow structures; meanwhile surface oil flow patterns were employed to identify the separation and reattachment regions on the flat plate. Results show the influence of the jet-to-freestream static pressure ratio and jet configurations on flow interaction characteristics.

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P. Chen, S. Li, S. Luo and Z. Ni, "Flow Visualization on Lateral Multiple Jet Interaction with Freestream," Journal of Flow Control, Measurement & Visualization, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2014, pp. 7-11. doi: 10.4236/jfcmv.2014.21002.

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