Computational investigation of flow through a louvered inlet configuration

Viscous, subsonic flows through a flush louvered inlet configuration without inlet vanes are investigated using the overflow Navier-Stokes solver with overset grids. The variation of the mass flow rate through the engine intake as a function of intake pressure is assessed. The computed results show that the flow distortion and the pressure loss in the plenum chamber are significant, yet a sufficient amount of mass flow rate may be obtained at the expense of total pressure recovery.
19th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference


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İ. H. Tuncer, “Computational investigation of flow through a louvered inlet configuration,” presented at the 19th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Anaheim,CA,U.S.A., 2001, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: