Zhong Ren

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Engineering (MSE)


Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Committee Chair

Phillip Ligrani

Committee Member

George Nelson

Committee Member

Babak Shotorban


Heat--Transmission, Nusselt number


The present study provides information which can be used to optimize and design impingement array configurations to satisfy high demand of surface heat transfer augmentation levels. These levels are characterized by use of local, line-averaged, and spatially-averaged distributions of the Nusselt number. In present study, to complete the investigation, data is obtained to show the effects of jet-to-target distance and jet hole spacing on cross-flows at constant Reynolds number. Next, considered are the combined and separate effects of hole array spacing, jet-to-target plate distance, and Reynolds number on cross-flows. In addition, the present investigation also shows the effects of large hole spacing. Included are the effects of jet-to-target plate distance, and jet Reynolds number.



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