Experimental Investigation on Supersonic Jet Noise
A systematic study has been undertaken to quantify the effects of jet Mach number and nozzle size on the noise radiated by supersonic jets. All the tests were carried out at an experimental bench of the supersonic jet. Results indicate that the field distribution of supersonic jet screech tones is characterized with very strong directivity. Under the textual experimental conditions, if the jet Mach number remain unchanged, the diameter of nozzle throat increases gradually from 5mm to 8mm or 10mm, and the amplitude values of both the turbulent mixing noise and broadband shockwave correlated noise increase by 2-5dB, and the amplitude value change of the whistler type noise is not obvious, and the occurrence frequency of the whistler type noise decreases by more than 2000Hz; if the jet Mach number increases to 3.0 from 2.0, the amplitude value of the whistler type noise increases by more than 2dB, and the occurrence frequency of the whistler type noise decreases obviously. The experimental measurements of supersonic jet noise provide the sound production mechanism research on the supersonic jet noise with data supports and references and provide the numerical modeling of the supersonic jet noise with validation criteria.
X. B. Peng et al., "Experimental Investigation on Supersonic Jet Noise", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 588-589, pp. 860-863, 2012