The turbulence structure of fully-developed mercury pipe flow, with and without heat transfer, was studied using hot-film anemometry at Reynolds number of approximately 50,000. Single sensors and slanted multiple sensors were used to obtain the radial distribution of axial fluctuating velocity and temperature quantities. Isothermal data were generally in good agreement with comparable air data indicating similar velocity structure. Temperature intensity data agreed with other data in liquid metals.
Axial and radial turbulent heat flux results were somewhat inconclusive. Spectra and turbulence scales were developed providing a picture of the structure.
Flaherty, T. W.; Eyler, L. L.; and Sesonske, A., "Non-Isothermal Mercury Pipe Flow Turbulent Characteristics" (1975). Symposia on Turbulence in Liquids. 5.
4th Biennial Symposium on Turbulence in Liquids (1975: Sep., Rolla, MO)
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Article - Conference proceedings
Measurements by Hot-Film/Wire Anemometry
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