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Old   October 30, 2007, 06:43
Default Swirl number
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I am simulating a swirl combustor and then I will validate it. But I do't want to complicate my geometry with the vanes of the swirl generator. So I am trying to simulate the inlet conditions with stating tangential and axial velocity profiles.

Does anybody know how to calculate these velocity profiles if the swirl number is given????
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Old   October 30, 2007, 17:55
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Glenn Horrocks
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Sounds like simple trigonometry to me. Look at the definition of swirl number and see how you go from there.

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