Investigation of Heat and Mass Transfer and Irreversibility Phenomena Within a Three-Dimensional Tilted Enclosure for Different Shapes

  • F. Oueslati
  • B. Ben-Beya


Three-dimensional thermosolutal natural convection and entropy generation within an inclined enclosure is investigated in the current study. A numerical method based on the finite volume method and a full multigrid technique is implemented to solve the governing equations. Effects of various parameters, namely, the aspect ratio, buoyancy ratio, and tilt angle on the flow patterns and entropy generation are predicted and discussed.


natural convection heat and mass transfer three-dimensional flow entropy generation tilted enclosure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physics Department, Faculty of ScienceAlbaha UniversityAl BahaKingdom of Saudi Arabia
  2. 2.Laboratory of Physics of Fluids, Physics Department, Faculty of Science of TunisTunis El Manar UniversityTunisTunisia

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