Buoyancy effects on horizontal boundary-layer flow and heat transfer

E. M. Sparrow, W. J. Minkowycz

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The conditions have been determined under which there are significant effects of buoyancy on a forced-convection, boundary-layer flow along a flat plate. It is found that lowPrandtl number fluids are more sensitive to buoyancy effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)505-511
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1962


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