Numerical study on the influence of top and valley shape of the transverse groove on the drag reduction rate
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Research Institute of Aero-Engine, Beihang University, Beijing, China
School of Energy and Power Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China
AECC Hunan Aviation Powerplant Research Institute, Zhuzhou, China
Submission date: 2023-04-20
Final revision date: 2023-07-06
Acceptance date: 2023-07-22
Online publication date: 2023-10-01
Publication date: 2023-10-30
Corresponding author
Hanan Lu   

School of Energy and Power Engineering, Beihang University, China
Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 2023;61(4):741-754
This study investigates the drag reduction effect and mechanism of modified transverse grooves by employing “Constant Width” and “Constant Height” filleting methods on the top and valley of two-dimensional transverse V -shaped grooves. Results revealed a significant increase in the total drag reduction rate, from 13.29% to 23.24%, when a constant width fillet was applied to the grooves top at r3 = 0.3/p2mm. However, minimal or negative effects were observed in other cases. These findings establish a preliminary theoretical basis for future transverse groove design and processing.
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