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Development of radial aerodynamic swirlers

Mohd. Jaafar, Mohammad Nazri (1997) Development of radial aerodynamic swirlers. Jurnal Mekanikal, 2 (4). pp. 13-28. ISSN 0127-3396

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Abstract

Experimental studies show that swirl has large-scale effects on flowfields: jet growth, entrainment and decay (for isothermal flows) and flame size, shape, stability and combustion intensity (for combustion flows) are affected by the degree of swirl imparted to the flow. This degree of swirl is usually characterises by the momentum to the axial flux of axial momentum times the equivalent nozzle radius. This parameter, denoted by the symbol S, is called the swirl number and has been used extensively to designate the strength of the swirl. This paper is to review the aerodynamics of swirling flow in combustion system.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:swirling flow, combustion system
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:8338
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:23 Apr 2009 06:47
Last Modified:15 Oct 2012 10:11

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