Browse Publications Technical Papers 2005-01-0999
2005-04-11

Precise Measurement of Heat Transfer to the Inlet Air using Intake Port Model 2005-01-0999

Temperature measurement experiments with intake port model were done to achieve the fundamental information on constructing physical model that expresses the heat transfer phenomena in the intake manifold and intake port. The experiments were done with steady airflow, and the size, shape, heating condition of the port model and mass flow rate were changed as experimental parameters. As the results, it was clear that the developing condition of velocity and thermal boundary layer had greater influence than the shape factor, and the coefficient and the exponent of the equation derived from the relationship between Nusselt number and Reynolds number had great difference from those of generally used Colburn's equation in undeveloped entrance region, but they got closer as developing boundary layer.

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