### Abstract

An analysis is performed to study the flow and heat transfer characteristics of laminar mixed convection boundary layer flows from inclined (including horizontal and vertical) surfaces embedded in a saturated porous medium with constant aiding external flows and uniform surface temperature. Both the streamwise and normal components of the buoyancy forces are retained in the momentum equations. Nondimensionalization of the boundary layer equations results in the following three governing parameter: (1)Gr/Re, the ratio of the Grashof number to the Reynolds number; (2)Pe_{x}=Re_{x}Pr, the Peclet number; (3) φ, the angle of inclination from the horizontal. The resulting nonsimilar equations are solved by an efficient implicit finite-difference scheme. Numerical results are presented for flows with different values of Gr/Re in the range of 0 to 50, over a wide range of the Peclet numbers Pe_{x}, and various values of φ ranging from 0 to 90 degrees. It is found that the local surface heat transfer rate increases with increasing the local Peclet number. In addition, as the plate is tilted from the horizontal to the vertical orientation, the local Nusselt number increases for a given Peclet number and the effect of the buoyancy force on the surface heat transfer rate increases.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 103-108 |

Number of pages | 6 |

Journal | Wärme- und Stoffübertragung |

Volume | 27 |

Issue number | 2 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 1992 Feb 1 |

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*Wärme- und Stoffübertragung*, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 103-108. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01590125

**Mixed convection adjacent to inclined flat surfaces embedded in a porous medium.** / Jang, Jiin-Yuh; Ni, J. R.

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T1 - Mixed convection adjacent to inclined flat surfaces embedded in a porous medium

AU - Jang, Jiin-Yuh

AU - Ni, J. R.

PY - 1992/2/1

Y1 - 1992/2/1

N2 - An analysis is performed to study the flow and heat transfer characteristics of laminar mixed convection boundary layer flows from inclined (including horizontal and vertical) surfaces embedded in a saturated porous medium with constant aiding external flows and uniform surface temperature. Both the streamwise and normal components of the buoyancy forces are retained in the momentum equations. Nondimensionalization of the boundary layer equations results in the following three governing parameter: (1)Gr/Re, the ratio of the Grashof number to the Reynolds number; (2)Pex=RexPr, the Peclet number; (3) φ, the angle of inclination from the horizontal. The resulting nonsimilar equations are solved by an efficient implicit finite-difference scheme. Numerical results are presented for flows with different values of Gr/Re in the range of 0 to 50, over a wide range of the Peclet numbers Pex, and various values of φ ranging from 0 to 90 degrees. It is found that the local surface heat transfer rate increases with increasing the local Peclet number. In addition, as the plate is tilted from the horizontal to the vertical orientation, the local Nusselt number increases for a given Peclet number and the effect of the buoyancy force on the surface heat transfer rate increases.

AB - An analysis is performed to study the flow and heat transfer characteristics of laminar mixed convection boundary layer flows from inclined (including horizontal and vertical) surfaces embedded in a saturated porous medium with constant aiding external flows and uniform surface temperature. Both the streamwise and normal components of the buoyancy forces are retained in the momentum equations. Nondimensionalization of the boundary layer equations results in the following three governing parameter: (1)Gr/Re, the ratio of the Grashof number to the Reynolds number; (2)Pex=RexPr, the Peclet number; (3) φ, the angle of inclination from the horizontal. The resulting nonsimilar equations are solved by an efficient implicit finite-difference scheme. Numerical results are presented for flows with different values of Gr/Re in the range of 0 to 50, over a wide range of the Peclet numbers Pex, and various values of φ ranging from 0 to 90 degrees. It is found that the local surface heat transfer rate increases with increasing the local Peclet number. In addition, as the plate is tilted from the horizontal to the vertical orientation, the local Nusselt number increases for a given Peclet number and the effect of the buoyancy force on the surface heat transfer rate increases.

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U2 - 10.1007/BF01590125

DO - 10.1007/BF01590125

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JO - Heat and Mass Transfer

JF - Heat and Mass Transfer

SN - 0947-7411

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