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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 2007 (2007), Article ID 72190, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2007/72190
Research Article

Effect of Aspect Ratio, Channel Orientation, Rib Pitch-to-Height Ratio, and Number of Ribbed Walls on Pressure Drop Characteristics in a Rotating Channel with Detached Ribs

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai 400 076, Bombay Powai, India

Received 6 May 2006; Revised 20 September 2006; Accepted 30 October 2006

Academic Editor: Sadanari Mochizuki

Copyright © 2007 K. Arun and S. V. Prabhu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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