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Free convective heat transfer at a vertical semiinfinite plate

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The effect of the boundary layer at the leading edge on heat transfer near a vertical semiinfinite heated plate is determined by means of matched asymptotic expansions. The criterial relation for air is in good agreement with existing experimental data.

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Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 32–39, July, 1977.

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Berezovskii, A.A., Martynenko, O.G. & Sokovishin, Y.A. Free convective heat transfer at a vertical semiinfinite plate. Journal of Engineering Physics 33, 760–766 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00861410

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  • Experimental Data
  • Heat Transfer
  • Boundary Layer
  • Statistical Physic
  • Asymptotic Expansion