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Unsteady Heat Transfer over a Porous Flat Plate
This Demonstration gives a numerical solution of the energy equation for the temperature distribution in viscous flow past a porous flat plate. The solution uses a finite-difference method.
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Jorge Gamaliel Frade Chávez
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The dimensionless transformed energy equation that describes the temperature field is
,
with the boundary conditions
;
,
and the initial condition
.
Here
is Prandtl's number,
is non-dimensional temperature,
is dimensionless time, and
is dimensionless position.
Reference
[1] R. S. Agarwal and M. Rani, "
Numerical Solution of Unsteady Heat Transfer over a Porous Flat Plate
,"
Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics
,
16
(6), 1985 pp. 647–659.
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Unsteady Heat Transfer over a Porous Flat Plate
"
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Published: October 29, 2009
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