Internal Natural Convection: Heating from Below

  • Donald A. Nield
  • Adrian Bejan

Abstract

We start with the simplest case, that of zero flow through the fluid-saturated porous medium.For an equilibrium state the momentum equation is satisfied if
$$- \nabla P + \rho fg = 0$$
(6.1)
.

Keywords

Porous Medium Nusselt Number Rayleigh Number Porous Layer Critical Rayleigh Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald A. Nield
    • 1
  • Adrian Bejan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Engineering ScienceUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials ScienceDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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