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RESEARCH PAPER

Effect of Boundary Wall Conditions on Heat Transfer for Fully Opened Tilted Cavity

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Walid Chakroun

Center of Research for Experimental Thermal Sciences, Mechanical Engineering Department, P.O. Box 5969, Safat 13060, Kuwait

J. Heat Transfer 126(6), 915-923 (Jan 26, 2005) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1798931 History: Received June 26, 2003; Revised June 16, 2004; Online January 26, 2005
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Geometry of a partially open cavity
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Schematic diagram of the cavity showing all seven cases considered: (a) cavity with one wall heated and the other two walls are adiabatic; (b) cavity with two walls heated and the other one wall are adiabatic; and (c) cavity with all three walls heated      
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Schematic diagram of the experimental setup showing the rotating mechanism of the cavity
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Cross sectional view and energy balance of the heated wall of the cavity
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Comparison of the average Nusselt number for cases I, II, and III
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Comparison for the average Nusselt number for cases II, and III to that of case I
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Comparison of the average Nusselt number for cases IV, V, and VI
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Comparison of the average Nusselt number for cases V, and VI to that of case IV
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Variation of average Nusselt number with tilt angle for case VII

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