A DOS-Enhanced Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Through an Array of Offset Fins With Conjugate Heating in the Bounding Solid

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Ephraim M. Sparrow, Paul W. Chevalier

Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

John P. Abraham

School of Engineering, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN

J. Heat Transfer 127(1), 27-33 (Feb 15, 2005) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1800531 History: Received April 12, 2004; Revised July 10, 2004; Online February 15, 2005
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Schematic diagram of a representative subsection of the offset fin array
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Per-module Stanton numbers for Relo=100
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Per-module Stanton numbers for Rehi=2000
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Variation of the dimensionless pressure with streamwise position along the midplane of the array, τ=0.05, λ=1
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Variation of the dimensionless pressure with streamwise position along the midplane of the array, Relo=100
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Illustration of the velocity field corresponding to Relo=100. The attainment of the periodic regime occurs after the second module.



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