Natural Convection in Low Prandtl Number Fluids With a Vertical Magnetic Field

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S. Saravanan, P. Kandaswamy

Department of Mathematics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 641046, Tamil Nadu, India e-mail: pgk@bharathi.ernet.in

J. Heat Transfer 122(3), 602-605 (Apr 04, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1286816 History: Received October 01, 1999; Revised April 04, 2000
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(a) The dependence of k on θ ; (b) physical configuration; (c) correlation of present numerical results with others; (d) transient responses of Nu* for various mesh sizes
Grahic Jump Location
(a), (b), and (c) Steady-state isotherms for Gr=2×104, η=0, 0.5 and 0.9; (d) velocity profiles at midheight (X=0.5) for Gr=2×104, different η; (e) and (f) steady-state isotherms for Gr=2×105, η=0 and 0.9
Grahic Jump Location
(a) Steady-state streamlines for Gr=2×105, Ha=100, η=0; (b) and (c) steady-state isotherms and streamlines for Gr=2×105, Ha=100 and η=0.5; (d) velocity profiles at midheight for Gr=2×105, Ha=100 and different η



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