Experimental Exploration on Influences of Nozzle to Plate Spacing on Cooling Performances using Impinging Water Jets
N. K. Kund

1N. K. Kund, Department of Production Engineering, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla.
Manuscript received on September 16, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 1989-1892 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: L29131081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L2913.1081219
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Abstract: Arduous experimentations remain accomplished for exploring effects of nozzle to plate spacing on heat dispersal over flat plate concerning constant thermal value 6 W/cm2 . This paper presents the experimental studies on cooling behavior with water jet impingement. Several influencing parameters pertaining to cooling behaviors of striking jets got recognized for investigating impacts over heat transfer characteristics. The parameters taken into account are nozzle diameter (3, 4, 5 and 6 mm), Reynolds number (800, 1600, 2400 and 3200), nozzle to plate spacing (20, 25, 30 and 35 mm) and jet inclination (30⁰, 45⁰, 60⁰, 75⁰ and 90⁰). Additionally, the studies are limited to a constant heat flux situation. The chary interpretations of results tell that performance remains boosted with regard to these key parameters. However, for current experimental settings, nozzle to plate spacing of 25 mm delivers enough thermal credentials and is the exceptionally supreme.
Keywords: Nozzle to Plate Spacing, Water Jet, Flat Plate, Thermal, Cooling Behavior
Scope of the Article: Thermal Engineering