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ACTIVE MICRO-MIXING BY REGENERATION OF ARTIFICIAL TURBULENT STRUCTURES

Sedat Tardu
Laboratoire des Ecoulements Geophysiques et Industriels (LEGI) UMR 5519/Universite de Grenoble 38402 Saint mrtin d'heres Cedex France

Rabia Nacereddine
Laboratoire des Ecoulements Geophysiques et Industriels LEGI BP 53 X Grenoble Cedex- France

Abstrakt

An active micro-mixing strategy through forcing the flow by synthetic wall jets is proposed. It is based on the interaction of induced streamwise vortices in a specific way. There is a spanwise shift between two quasi-streamwise vortices in such a way that one of them compresses the wall normal vorticity layer created by the other, leading to the generation of new wall normal vortical structures. The latter are subsequently tilted by the shear to give birth to new small-scale longitudinal active structures that are efficient in mixing. The feasibility of this strategy is shown through direct numerical simulations of high spatial and temporal resolution.