Mechanism of nonlinear flow pattern selection in moderately non-Boussinesq mixed convection.

  • Sergey A. Suslov
  • Published 2010 in
    Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and…

Abstract

Nonlinear (non-Boussinesq) variations in fluid's density, viscosity, and thermal conductivity caused by a large temperature gradient in a flow domain lead to a wide variety of instability phenomena in mixed convection channel flow of a simple gas such as air. It is known that in strongly nonisothermal flows, the instabilities and the resulting flow patterns… (More)

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