Determination of the Effective Thermal Conductivity Tensor of Heterogeneous Media Using a Self-Consistent Finite Element Method: Application to the Pseudo-percolation Thresholds of Mixtures Containing Nonspherical Inclusions

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A. Decarlis, M. Jaeger, R. Martin

IUSTI, CNRS UMR 6595, 5 rue E. Fermi, 13453 Marseille Cedex 13, France

J. Heat Transfer 122(1), 171-175 (Sep 09, 1999) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.521451 History: Received November 20, 1998; Revised September 09, 1999
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