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TECHNICAL NOTES

Natural Convection in a Cylindrical Enclosure Filled With Heat Generating Anisotropic Porous Medium

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M. R. Dhanasekaran, Sarit Kumar Das, S. P. Venkateshan

Heat Transfer and Thermal Power Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai-600036, India

J. Heat Transfer 124(1), 203-207 (May 30, 2001) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1418700 History: Received December 15, 2000; Revised May 30, 2001
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Grahic Jump Location
Effect of permeability ratio and thermal diffusivity ratio on the maximum temperature for A=1.0
Grahic Jump Location
Effect of permeability ratio and thermal diffusivity ratio on the maximum temperature for A≥2
Grahic Jump Location
Effect of permeability ratio and thermal diffusivity ratio on centerline temperature distribution
Grahic Jump Location
Streamlines and isotherms for different thermal diffusivity ratios keeping the permeability ratio constant at K*=1
Grahic Jump Location
Streamline and isotherm plots for different permeability ratios keeping the thermal diffusivity ratio constant at λ=1

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