0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Laminar Forced Convection of a Dissipative Fluid in a Channel

[+] Author and Article Information
V. P. Tyagi

Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

J. Heat Transfer 88(2), 161-167 (May 01, 1966) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3691501 History: Received January 18, 1965

Abstract

In the present study, the steady laminar forced convection problem of heat transfer in the fully developed constant property flow of liquids through a certain class of channels is analyzed by considering the contribution of heat due to viscosity. The effects of viscous dissipation on the heat transfer are emphasized. A class of sufficiently long straight channels with uniform cross-sectional area is chosen such that the solutions for velocity and temperature fields are deducible directly from the equations of the boundary curves. The wall temperature is allowed to vary linearly in the axial direction, and some heat-source distribution, other than that due to viscosity, is imagined to be present in the flow field. The general solution of the problem for the given class of channels is given directly by avoiding the details of the mathematical treatment of the governing equations. To illustrate the general mathematical derivations and to visualize the effects of viscous dissipation, some basic examples have been investigated and the graphical representation of several relevant results is given in a number of figures. In the last section of this study, various relevant results and figures have been discussed from the point of view of viscous dissipation phenomena.

Copyright © 1966 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In