Next Article in Journal
Acoustic Entropy of the Materials in the Course of Degradation
Next Article in Special Issue
A Critical Reassessment of the Hess–Murray Law
Previous Article in Journal
Expected Logarithm of Central Quadratic Form and Its Use in KL-Divergence of Some Distributions
Open AccessArticle

Entropy Generation through Non-Equilibrium Ordered Structures in Corner Flows with Sidewall Mass Injection

Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, 2067 Browning Avenue, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
Academic Editor: Brian Agnew
Entropy 2016, 18(8), 279; https://doi.org/10.3390/e18080279
Received: 22 June 2016 / Revised: 24 July 2016 / Accepted: 25 July 2016 / Published: 28 July 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Applied Thermodynamics II)
Additional entropy generation rates through non-equilibrium ordered structures are predicted for corner flows with sidewall mass injection. Well-defined non-equilibrium ordered structures are predicted at a normalized vertical station of approximately eighteen percent of the boundary-layer thickness. These structures are in addition to the ordered structures previously reported at approximately thirty-eight percent of the boundary layer thickness. The computational procedure is used to determine the entropy generation rate for each spectral velocity component at each of several stream wise stations and for each of several injection velocity values. Application of the procedure to possible thermal system processes is discussed. These results indicate that cooling sidewall mass injection into a horizontal laminar boundary layer may actually increase the heat transfer to the horizontal surface. View Full-Text
Keywords: corner flow mass injection; non-equilibrium ordered structures; empirical entropies; entropy generation rates; laminar-turbulent transition corner flow mass injection; non-equilibrium ordered structures; empirical entropies; entropy generation rates; laminar-turbulent transition
Show Figures

Graphical abstract

MDPI and ACS Style

Isaacson, L.K. Entropy Generation through Non-Equilibrium Ordered Structures in Corner Flows with Sidewall Mass Injection. Entropy 2016, 18, 279.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Back to TopTop