Determination of the Thermal Dispersion Coefficient During Radial Filling of a Porous Medium

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Mylene Deleglise, Pavel Simacek, Christophe Binetruy, Suresh Advani

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Center for Composite Materials, 201 Spencer Laboratory, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-3144

J. Heat Transfer 125(5), 875-880 (Sep 23, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1599366 History: Received May 16, 2002; Revised May 12, 2003; Online September 23, 2003
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Schematic of a radial injection
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Schematic of the mold used for resin injections in a mold containing fiber preform. Top and side view.
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Thermocouples placement as shown with solid dots
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Comparison between analytical profiles with different dispersion coefficient with experimental data 〈v0〉=0.0180 m/s,Dzz varying from 0 to 10 (increments of 1)
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Experimental time history of the thermocouples as the resin flows across them in a radial mold
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Dependence of the dispersion coefficient on the Peclet number for the radial case



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