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Non-darcy double-diffusive mixed convection from heated vertical and horizontal plates in saturated porous media

Kumari, M and Takhar, HS and Nath, G (1988) Non-darcy double-diffusive mixed convection from heated vertical and horizontal plates in saturated porous media. In: Warme und Stoffubertragung-Thermo & Fluid Dynamics, 23 (5). pp. 267-273.

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Abstract

The non-darcy mixed convection flows from heated vertical and horizontal plates in saturated porous media have been considered using boundary layer approximations. The flows are considered to be driven by multiple buoyancy forces. The similarity solutions for both vertical and horizontal plates have been obtained. The governing equations have been solved numerically using a shooting method. The heat transfer, mass transfer and skin friction are reduced due to inertial forces. Also, they increase with the buoyancy parameter for aiding flow and decrease for the opposing flow. For aiding flow, the heat and mass transfer coefficients are found to approach asymptotically the forced or free convection values as the buoyancy parameter approaches zero or infinity.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2010 10:03
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2010 10:03
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/32403

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