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Inclined turbulent thermal convection in liquid sodium

  title={Inclined turbulent thermal convection in liquid sodium},
  author={Lukas Zwirner and Ruslan Khalilov and Ilya Kolesnichenko and Andrey Mamykin and Sergei Mandrykin and Alexander Pavlinov and Alexander Shestakov and Andrei Teimurazov and Peter Frick and Olga Shishkina},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
Inclined turbulent thermal convection by large Rayleigh numbers in extremely small-Prandtl-number fluids is studied based on results of both, measurements and high-resolution numerical simulations. The Prandtl number $Pr\approx0.0093$ considered in the experiments and the Large-Eddy Simulations (LES) and $Pr=0.0094$ considered in the Direct Numerical Simulations (DNS) correspond to liquid sodium, which is used in the experiments. Also similar are the studied Rayleigh numbers, which are… 
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