TECHNICAL PAPERS: Forced Convection

Practical Experience With the Discrete Green’s Function Approach to Convective Heat Transfer

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Keith A. Batchelder

Genomic Instrumentation Services, Inc., 935 Washington Street, San Carlos, CA 94070

John K. Eaton

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thermosciences Division, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-3030

J. Heat Transfer 123(1), 70-76 (May 26, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1336509 History: Received February 09, 2000; Revised May 26, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Discretization of the heat transfer surface
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Two-dimensional finite difference domain with discrete Green’s function thermal boundary condition
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Elements of first column of non-dimensionalized G beginning with second element
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Relative error in elements of first column of non-dimensionalized G
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Apparatus: cross section of short heated strip
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Stanton number for uniform heat flux, steady freestream and high freestream turbulence
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Temperature rise profile, x0=1.75 m,Re=1.74×104
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Comparison of low-turb temp profiles with heated strip at first and last streamwise locations
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First column of G*−1 normalized by g1,1
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Unheated starting length followed by a uniform heat flux boundary condition: STAN7 and experimental discrete Green’s function predictions
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Unheated starting length followed by a uniform temperature boundary condition
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Heat flux response to an unheated starting length followed by a sinusoidal temperature distribution



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