Browse Technical Reports - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center by Subject "wavy fins"

  • Rush, T.A.; Jacobi, A.M.; Newell, T.A. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997-07)
    Wavy passages are one of the many devices being considered by manufacturers in the HV ACIR industry to increase the air-side heat transfer coefficient for a variety of heat exchanger applications. The purpose of this ...

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  • Volker, S.; Vanka, S.P. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997-04)
    Fluid flow and heat transfer in a two-dimensional serpentine channel was investigated numerically for Reynolds numbers between 175 and 725. A fifth-order finite differencing scheme was employed to carry out the ...

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  • Stone, K.M.; Vanka, S.P. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997-02)
    Developing flow and heat transfer in a wavy passage are analyzed using an accurate numerical scheme that solves the unsteady flow and energy equations. Calculations are presented for two different wavy channels, each ...

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  • Stone, K.; Vanka, S.P. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1996-08)
    Developing flow in a wavy passage is analyzed using an accurate numerical scheme to solve the unsteady flow equations. Calculations are presented for a channel consisting of 14 waves. Systematic time-dependent simulations ...

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  • Stone, K.M.; Vanka, S.P. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997-05)
    Flow and heat transfer in a wavy passage are analyzed using an accurate numerical scheme that solves the two-dimensional unsteady flow and energy equations, for both developing and periodically fully-developed flow ...

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  • Stone, K.M. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1996-08)
    This paper features a broad discussion on the application of enhanced heat transfer surfaces to compact heat exchangers. The motivation for heat transfer enhancement is discussed, and the principles behind compact heat ...

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