Cross-sectional flow visualizaton in the water supply tank: water supply and drain pipes are at one end of the tank and a diverging nozzle is installed in the inlet pipe
A new water supply tank with a diverging nozzle installed in the inlet pipe and a circular baffle plate installed in front of the outlet pipe, which is supposed to supply drinking water in the event of a natural disaster, is developed. The effects of the structure and positions of inlet/outlet pipes and the temperature of the inlet water on the displacement efficiency of the tank are shown by means of flow visualization using a planar laser-induced-fluorescence (LIF) technique.
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Heat & Mass Transfer, and Fluids Engineering