Friction-Factor Data for Flat-Plate Tests of Smooth and Honeycomb Surfaces Academic Article uri icon


  • Friction-factors for honeycomb surfaces are measured with a flat plate tester. The flat plate test apparatus is described and a method is discussed for determining the friction-factor experimentally. The friction-factor model is developed for the flat plate test based on the Fanno Line Flow. The comparisons of the friction-factor are plotted for smooth surface and twelve-honeycomb surfaces with three-clearances, 6.9 bar to 17.9 bar range of inlet pressure, and5,000to 130,000 range ofthe Reynolds number. The optimum geometries for the maximum friction-factor are found as a function of cell width to cell depth and clearance to cell width ratios. © 1992 by ASME.

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  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Ha, T. W., & Childs, D. W.

citation count

  • 28

publication date

  • October 1992