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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Forced Convection

Nonstaggered APPLE Algorithm for Incompressible Viscous Flow in Curvilinear Coordinates

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S. L. Lee, Y. F. Chen

Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu 30043, Taiwan

J. Heat Transfer 124(5), 812-819 (Sep 11, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1484109 History: Received September 01, 2000; Revised April 01, 2002; Online September 11, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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A schematic coordinate transformation from (a) the physical plane (x,y) to (b) the computational plane (ξ,η)
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Geometry description and a grid system for example 1
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Influence of grid mesh on the equivalent thermal conductivity keq
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Comparison of keq among the numerical predictions and the experimental result for (ev,Ra)=(0.652,4.8×104)
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Isotherms and streamlines for the case (ev,Ra)=(0.652,4.80×104)
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Comparison of keq among the numerical predictions and the experimental result for (ev,Ra)=(0,4.70×104)
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Comparison of keq among the numerical predictions and the experimental result for (ev,Ra)=(−0.623,4.93×104)
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(a) Flow configuration, (b) grid system and streamlines, and (c) isobars with increments 0.1 and 0.02 for example 2
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Comparison of separation point xs and reattachment point xr among the numerical predictions and the experimental result for x0=1
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Comparison of separation point xs and reattachment point xr among the numerical predictions and the experimental result for x0=2

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