TECHNICAL PAPERS: Forced Convection

On Gaseous Free-Convection Heat Transfer With Well-Defined Boundary Conditions

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M. R. D. Davies, D. T. Newport, T. M. Dalton

PEI Technologies, Thermofluids Research Centre, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

J. Heat Transfer 122(4), 661-668 (Apr 25, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1318213 History: Received September 15, 1999; Revised April 25, 2000
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Horizontal cylinder suspended within an isothermal enclosure
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Uncertainty in Nusselt number with increasing Grashof number for Te*=3.99×105. Similar trends obtained for all other Te*.
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Uncertainty in Nusselt number with increasing Tcyl* for Te*=3.99×105, and Prmodpi*=4.97. Similar trends obtained for all other Te* and Prmod.
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Comparison of present data with correlations from the literature, with thermophysical properties evaluated at the film temperature
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Plot of Nu versus Tcyl* with constant pi* and Prmod, showing the effect of varying Te*
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Plot of Nu versus Tcyl* with constant pi*, at two different Te* showing the effect of a change in Prmod



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