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De-icing by slot injection

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We consider the removal of ice from a plate in a cold cross flow by injection of hot fluid through a slot in the plate. De-icing of this sort is required in a number of diverse industrial scenarios, and is particularly relevant to the aviation industry, where the presence of ice on aircraft wings is a major safety hazard. Thin aerofoil theory is used to determine the flow above the injected fluid layer, and this is coupled to flow and energy equations in the injected layer and the ice. The key non-dimensional parameters and ratios in the problem are identified. The result is a nonlinear singular integro-differential equation which is coupled to a convection/diffusion equation and a Stefan condition. Some special cases are discussed and some asymptotic limits are identified. The problem is then solved numerically, and results for a number of different cases are presented.

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Fitt, A.D. and Pope, M.P. (2001) De-icing by slot injection Acta Mechanica, 147, (1-4), pp. 73-86. (doi:10.1007/BF01182353).

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Published date: 2001

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Local EPrints ID: 29124
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/29124
PURE UUID: 3e925e61-695a-4176-8bb7-ae39ff020ad9

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Date deposited: 10 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:59

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Author: A.D. Fitt
Author: M.P. Pope

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