Secondary flows in a strong curved converging channel

Bin Wang, F H She, L X Kong

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    Abstract

    A three-dimensional model is developed to evaluate the effect of secondary flow generated from strongly bent duct profiles and turbulent flow of high Reynolds number on fibre movement in a bent channel. The fibre configuration is more complex in a three-dimensional model with the introduction of secondary flow. The strategies of mesh generation for threedimensional problems are discussed. The flow characteristic in the transfer-channel of a rotor spinning machine is predicted.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)58
    Number of pages63
    JournalResearch Journal of Textile and Apparel
    Volume9
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1997

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