Buoyancy effects on horizontal boundary-layer flow and heat transfer

E. M. Sparrow, W. J. Minkowycz

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Abstract

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
Volume5
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1962

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Buoyancy effects on horizontal boundary-layer flow and heat transfer. / Sparrow, E. M.; Minkowycz, W. J.

In: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 5, No. 6, 06.1962, p. 505-511.

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Sparrow, E. M. ; Minkowycz, W. J. / Buoyancy effects on horizontal boundary-layer flow and heat transfer. In: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 1962 ; Vol. 5, No. 6. pp. 505-511.
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