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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Porous Media

Effect of a Variable Gravity Field on Convection in an Anisotropic Porous Medium With Internal Heat Source and Inclined Temperature Gradient

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Sherin M. Alex, Prabhamani R. Patil

Department of Mathematics, Anna University, Chennai 600 025, Tamil Nadu, Indiae-mail: prabha@annauniv.edu

J. Heat Transfer 124(1), 144-150 (Aug 03, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1420711 History: Received November 27, 2000; Revised August 03, 2001
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Effect of a variable gravity field on the critical Rayleigh number in an anisotropic porous medium (K1=0.1,κ1=1)
Grahic Jump Location
Effect of a variable gravity field on the critical Rayleigh number in an anisotropic porous medium (K1=0.1,κ1=0.5)
Grahic Jump Location
Effect of a variable gravity field on the critical Rayleigh number in an anisotropic porous medium (K1=0.2,κ1=0.1)
Grahic Jump Location
Effect of a variable gravity field on the critical Rayleigh number in an anisotropic porous medium (K11=0.1)
Grahic Jump Location
Relationship between RTmean and RT(RHT=40,K1=0.1,κ1=0.1)
Grahic Jump Location
Effect of a variable gravity field on the critical Rayleigh number in an isotropic porous medium (K11=1)
Grahic Jump Location
Effect of a variable gravity field on the critical Rayleigh number in an anisotropic porous medium (K1=1,κ1=0.1)

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