Title: RSM and v² − f study on the flow behaviour of an impinging jet in a cross-flow on a wall-mounted cube

Authors: D. Rundstrom, B. Moshfegh

Addresses: Division of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, Department of Technology and Built Environment, University of Gavle, Gavle, Sweden; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden. ' Division of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, Department of Technology and Built Environment, University of Gavle, Gavle, Sweden; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden

Abstract: The current trends of electronic devices are resulting in a steady increase in the dissipated heat from the components. One possible cooling method is to use an impinging jet and a low-velocity channel flow. The objective is to investigate the performance of the v² − f model and RSM in order to predict the time-average velocity and the Reynolds stresses. The case is a channel with a cube in the middle of the base plate and two inlets, one horizontal channel flow and one vertical impinging jet above the cube. The turbulence models are validated against earlier PIV measurement with identical set-up.

Keywords: electronic cooling; impinging jets; CFD; RSM; PIV; particle image velocimetry; computational fluid dynamics; cross-flow; wall-mounted cubes; turbulence modelling.

DOI: 10.1504/PCFD.2007.014681

Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal, 2007 Vol.7 No.6, pp.311 - 322

Published online: 25 Jul 2007 *

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