Browse Technical Reports - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center by Author "Balachandar, S."

  • Zeller, S.E.; Weaver, R.L.; Dutton, J.C.; Jacobi, A.M.; Balachandar, S. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2000-04)
    Project 84 concentrated on understanding the noise generating mechanisms of axial-flow fans with the intent of proposing methods of component design and system assembly by which noise generation is reduced or minimized. ...

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  • Zhang, L.W.; Balachandar, S.; Tafti, D.K.; Najjar, F.M. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1996-04)
    The heat transfer enhancement mechanisms and the performance of parallel-plate-fin heat exchangers are studied using large scale direct numerical simulation. Geometry effects such as finite fin thickness and fin arrangements ...

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  • Zhang, L.W.; Balachandar, S. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1996-08)
    An accurate computational method for the calculations of flow and heat transfer in compact heat exchangers is developed in collaboration with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. In this method, the ...

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  • Zhang, L.; Balachandar, S.; Najjar, F.M.; Tafti, D.K. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1995-10)
    The heat transfer enhancement mechanisms and the performance of parallel-plate-fin heat exchangers are studied numerically by solving the unsteady two-dimensional Navier Stokes and energy equations. Different fm arrangements ...

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  • Parker, S.J.; Balachandar, S. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2001-08)
    The primary purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of the stability of laminar flow through bluff body arrays, and investigate the nature of the unsteady vortex shedding regime that follows. The flow was ...

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  • Tafti, D.K.; Zhang, L.W.; Najjar, F.M.; Balachandar, S. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1995-12)

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