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Natural convection flow with combined buoyancy effects due to thermal and mass diffusion in a thermally stratified media

Saha, Suvash C. & Hossain, M. A. (2004) Natural convection flow with combined buoyancy effects due to thermal and mass diffusion in a thermally stratified media. Nonlinear Analysis, 9(1), pp. 89-102.

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Abstract

We present here a numerical study of laminar doubly diffusive free convection flows adjacent to a vertical surface in a stable thermally stratified medium. The governing equations of mass, momentum, energy and species are non-dimensionalized. These equations have been solved by using an implicit finite difference method and local non-similarity method. The results show many interesting aspects of complex interaction of the two buoyant mechanisms that have been shown in both the tabular as well as graphical form.

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ID Code: 44118
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: modelling, diffusion, thermally stratified media, buoyant force, finite difference method
ISSN: 1392-5113 (print)
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > APPLIED MATHEMATICS (010200)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Lietuvos Moklsu Akademija
Deposited On: 22 Aug 2011 09:27
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2011 20:49

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