Measurement of the heat transfer coefficient

John M. Dixon, Francis A. Kulacki

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Abstract

The design of the experimental apparatus and the data collection procedure are discussed. The variation of Rayleigh number, Péclet number, Darcy number, dimensionless height ratio, and dimensionless heater length are accounted for in the design of the experimental apparatus. Experimental uncertainty in the measured Nusselt numbers and other dimensionless groups is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
PublisherSpringer- Verlag
Pages47-60
Number of pages14
Edition9783319507866
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
Number9783319507866
ISSN (Print)2191-530X
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5318

Keywords

  • Channel flow
  • Flow loop
  • Heat sink
  • Heated wall
  • Nusselt number correlation
  • Porous bed

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