Temperature-dependent heat sources or sinks in a stagnation point flow

E. M. Sparrow, R. D. Cess

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An analytical study has been made to determine the heat transfer characteristics of a stagnation point flow in which there are temperature-dependent heat sources or sinks. Results have been obtained for both strong and weak sources or sinks for a Prandtl number of 0.7. An analytical method, applicable to all Prandtl numbers, was utilized which circumvented the need for extensive numerical solutions and which, at the same time, provided a closed-form representation for the heat transfer. A few numerical solutions were carried out to verify the method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-197
Number of pages13
JournalApplied Scientific Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1961


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