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Long range exhaustion-a mathematical model for the axisymmetric air flow of a local exhaust ventilation hood assisted by a turbulent radial jet

Hunt, GR and Ingham, DB (1996) Long range exhaustion-a mathematical model for the axisymmetric air flow of a local exhaust ventilation hood assisted by a turbulent radial jet. Annals of Occupational Hygiene, 40. pp. 171-196. ISSN 0003-4878

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Abstract

Abstract-Mathematical modelling techniques are used to predict the axisymmetric air flow pattern developed by a state-of-the-art Banged exhaust hood which is reinforced by a turbulent radial jet flow. The high Reynolds number modelling techniques adopted allow the complexity of determining the hood's air Bow to be reduced and provide a means of identifying and assessing the various parameters that control the air Bow. The mathematical model is formulated in terms of the Stokes steam function, ψ, and the governing equations of fluid motion are solved using finite-difference techniques. The injection flow of the exhaust hood is modelled as a turbulent radial jet and the entrained Bow is assumed to be an inviscid potential flow. Comparisons made between contours of constant air speed and centre-line air speeds deduced from the model and all the available experimental data show good agreement over a wide range of typical operating conditions.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div A > Fluid Mechanics
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 11:49
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2014 02:26
DOI: 10.1016/0003-4878(95)00065-8