International Journal of Mathematics and Computational Science
Articles Information
International Journal of Mathematics and Computational Science, Vol.1, No.4, Aug. 2015, Pub. Date: May 23, 2015
Flow and Heat Transfer over a Solid-Porous Block in a Channel
Pages: 160-165 Views: 1198 Downloads: 567
Authors
[01] Neda Janzadeh, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Iran.
[02] Mojtaba Aghajani Delavar, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Iran.
Abstract
In this study the effects of solid block location inside a porous block over heat transfer and fluid flow was investigated numerically. The two dimensional lattice Boltzmann method was applied for all numerical simulations. The fluid flow in the porous media was simulated by Brinkman-Forchheimer model. The results show that the flow behaviour and heat transfer are sensitive to the variation of the solid block location. It is illustrated that an increase in contact surface between solid block and porous block would increase the heat transfer. The maximum heat transfer occurs for solid block located in the centre of the porous block.
Keywords
Heat Transfer, Lattice Boltzmann Method, Thermal Conductivity, Porous Block
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