Laminar mixed convective heat and transfer in a bottom heated ltd driven square cavity

Kulkarni, KD and Mahendran, N and Majumdar, Sekhar (2005) Laminar mixed convective heat and transfer in a bottom heated ltd driven square cavity. Technical Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India.

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Abstract

The present work focuses on a detailed CFD analysis of two dimensional laminar incompressible flow and heat transfer in a rectangular enclosure for which the top lid wall, maintained at a lower temperature, is either stationary 13; ( free convection ) or driven parallel to itself at a uniform speed (mixed convection) where as the other three walls are stationary, the two vertical walls are thermally insulated and the horizontal bottom wall is maintained at a higher temperature from an external heat source. The computations are carried out using an implicit second order accurate finite volume Navier Stokes solver13; based on pressure-velocity solution strategy with cartesian grid, cartesian velocities and collocated variable arrangement. The flow pattern and temperature distribution are compared to available measurement and computation data.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Navier Stokes solver;Cartesian grid;Free convection;Square cavity;Cylindrical annulus;Laminar slot
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
Depositing User: Users 10 not found.
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2009
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 04:09
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/839

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