Turbulent Natural Convection Heat Transfer in External Flows

  • Aroon Shenoy


Chapter 4 handles turbulent natural convection heat transfer in external flow situations, such as the vertical flat plate and arbitrary geometric configurations which include the vertical cone pointing downward, horizontal circular cylinder, and the sphere. Expressions for the average Nusselt number are derived by similarity transformations using the approximate integral method of analysis under the assumption of high Prandtl numbers.


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  • Aroon Shenoy
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  1. 1.Waterford HillsGermantownUSA

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