Thermophoresis effect on the free convective flow in a differentially heated square cavity
AffiliationUniversity of Chester; Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj Napoca
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AbstractA numerical analysis is made for thermophoretic transport of small particles through the convective flow in a differentially heated square cavity. The governing gas-particle partial differential equations are solved numerically for some values of the considered parameters to investigate their influence on the flow, heat, and mass transfer patterns. It is found that the effect of thermophoresis can be quite significant in appropriate situations.
CitationPop, S. R., & Grosan, T. (2015). Thermophoresis Effect on the Free Convective Flow in a Differentially Heated Square Cavity. Computational Thermal Sciences: An International Journal, 7(4), 283-291. http://doi.org/10.1615/ComputThermalScien.2015013464