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Non-Boussinesq conjugate natural convection in a vertical annulus

Reddy, Venkata P and Narasimham, GSVL and Rao, Raghurama SV and Johny, T and Kasiviswanathan, KV (2010) Non-Boussinesq conjugate natural convection in a vertical annulus. In: International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 37 (9). pp. 1230-1237.

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Abstract

Non-Boussinesq conjugate natural convection in a vertical annulus with a centrally located vertical heat generating rod is studied numerically, taking into account variable transport properties. Results are presented for maximum solid temperatures, average Nusselt numbers and average pressure. In general, the Boussinesq model predicts higher temperatures in the solid and lower average Nusselt numbers on the inner and outer boundaries. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Conjugate natural convection; Heat generation; Non-Boussinesq; Variable transport properties; Vertical annulus
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering (Formerly, Aeronautical Engineering)
Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2010 11:11
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2010 11:11
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/34573

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