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Comparison of the Flame Characteristics of Turbulent Circular and Elliptic Jets in a Crossflow

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S. R. Gollahalli, D. Pardiwalla

School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019

J. Energy Resour. Technol 124(3), 197-203 (Aug 06, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1488170 History: Received June 28, 2001; Revised April 18, 2002; Online August 06, 2002
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Figures

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Schematic of the wind tunnel and the reference coordinate system (origin located at the geometric center of the burner exit)
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Limits of jet velocity as a function of crossflow velocity for stable flames (top: upper limit, bottom: lower limit); the symbols indicate the burner cross section perpendicular to the crossflow
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Typical configurations of jet flames in crossflow (shaded area indicates blue region)
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Visible flame length as a function of jet to crossflow velocity ratio for circular and elliptic burners; the symbols indicate the burner cross section perpendicular to the crossflow
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Temperature profiles in the vertical transverse direction at x/Lf=0.5 on the z=0 plane for the flame configuration 2 of circular and elliptic burners; the symbols indicate the burner cross section perpendicular to the crossflow
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Carbon dioxide concentration profiles in the vertical transverse direction at x/Lf=0.5 on the z=0 plane for the flame configuration 2 of circular and elliptic burners; the symbols indicate the burner cross section perpendicular to the crossflow
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Oxygen concentration profiles in the vertical transverse direction at x/Lf=0.5 on the z=0 plane for the flame configuration 2 of circular and elliptic burners; the symbols indicate the burner cross section perpendicular to the crossflow
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Carbon monoxide concentration profiles in the vertical transverse direction at x/Lf=0.5 on the z=0 plane for the flame configuration 2 of circular and elliptic burners; the symbols indicate the burner cross section perpendicular to the crossflow
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Nitric oxide concentration profiles in the vertical transverse direction at x/Lf=0.5 on the z=0 plane for the flame configuration 2 of circular and elliptic burners; the symbols indicate the burner cross section perpendicular to the crossflow

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