Flow patterns and hydraulic losses in quasi-coil pipes : The effects of configuration of bend cross section, curvature ratio and bend angle

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Shimizu, Yukimaru; Sugino, Koichi; Yasui, Masaji; Hayakawa, Yukitaka; Kuzuhara, Sadao;
  • Publisher: Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Journal: Bulletin of JSME, volume 28, issue 241, pages 1,379-1,386 (issn: 0021-3764)
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  • Subject: Aspect Ratio | Hydraulic Loss | Circular Section | Rectangular Sections | Secondary Flow | Curvature Ratio | Quasi-coiled Pipe | Square Section | Turbulence
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Pipes with bend combinations are much used in the heat exchangers, since the curved path in the bends promotes the mixing in flow for active heat transfer. In the present paper, one of the pipes with bend combinations, namely, quasi-coiled pipes composed of many bend el... View more
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