Combined Free and Forced Convection Film Condensation on a Finite-Size Horizontal Wavy Plate

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Chi-Chang Wang, Cha’o-Kuang Chen

Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan 701, Republic of China

J. Heat Transfer 124(3), 573-576 (May 10, 2002) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1458019 History: Received January 08, 2001; Revised July 31, 2001; Online May 10, 2002
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Physic model and coordinate system
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Normalized film thickness along wavy plates for P=0.5,n=7, and Pr/Ja=50
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Distribution of mean Nusselt number for P=0.5,n=7, and Pr/Ja=50
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A comparison of mean Nusselt numbers for a flat plate and wavy plates (F=10,n=7)
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Dependence of mean Nusselt number on wave number for F=10 and Pr/Ja=100
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Dependence of mean Nusselt number on F for combined forced and natural convection condensation (n=7, Pr/Ja=100)



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