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The Stratification in Natural Convection in Vertical Enclosures

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W. M. M. Schinkel, S. J. M. Linthorst, C. J. Hoogendoorn

Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

J. Heat Transfer 105(2), 267-272 (May 01, 1983) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3245573 History: Received June 23, 1981; Online October 20, 2009

Abstract

This paper presents theoretical results on natural convection in vertical air-filled enclosures with isothermal hot and cold walls. The flow is considered to be two-dimensional, laminar, and stationary. The effect of stratification of the fluid in the core region on the heat transfer and the natural convection flow is discussed. Local heat transfer relations considering this stratification are given. The Rayleigh number varied from 104 −106 , the aspect ratio from 1–18, and the side walls were both perfectly conducting and adiabatic.

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