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Buoyant Jet Discharges into Finite Ambient Waters

Muralikrishna, Iyyanki V and Sarma, Kandula VN (1979) Buoyant Jet Discharges into Finite Ambient Waters. In: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 105 (5). pp. 517-532.

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The paper presents the results of an experimental study regarding the effect of the lateral dimension of the receiving water on the spreading, mixing, and temperature decay of a horizontal buoyant surface jet. The widths of the ambient water in the experiments have been 240, 120, 90 and 60 times the diameter of the jet nozzle. Based on the experimental data, correlations are carried out and empirical equations for prediction of jet width, thickness in vertical direction and longitudinal temperature decay are obtained. The available data of earlier investigators are included to obtain generalized equations for the spreading and temperature decay. Similarity of temperature profiles in the lateral and vertical directions is observed. The longitudinal temperature decay is found to vary inversely with distance in the flow direction and ¼th power of the densimetric Froude number.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of the Hydraulics Division
Publisher: ASCE
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to ASCE.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 28 May 2009 08:46
Last Modified: 28 May 2009 08:46
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/20117

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