0
RESEARCH PAPERS

The Temperature Field Around a Spherical Ridge or Trough in a Plane

[+] Author and Article Information
J. Fransaer, J. R. Roos

Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B-3001 Heverlee, Belgium

J. Heat Transfer 114(2), 317-325 (May 01, 1992) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2911278 History: Received December 01, 1990; Revised October 01, 1991; Online May 23, 2008

Abstract

An analytical solution, which describes the temperature field around a single spherical particle partly embedded in a plane or around a trough making an arbitrary contact angle with a plane, is presented here. The temperature distributions for three cases are studied: the temperature distribution around a conducting bowl or trough, the temperature distribution around a non-conducting bowl or trough present in a conducting plane, and the temperature profile around a conducting bowl or trough conducting heat toward a sink at infinity. The normalized heat flux distribution on the plane and particle is presented. The various incremental resistances caused by a single and a dilute planar random array of truncated spherical particles are also derived.

Copyright © 1992 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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