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Numerical Study on the Effect of Angle of Inclination on Magnetoconvection Inside Enclosure with Heat Generating Solid Body


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1 Department of Mathematics, Dr. NGP Arts and Science College, Tamilnadu, India
2 Department of Mathematics, Bharathiar University, Tamilnadu, India
3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Firat University, Turkey
     

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Convective ow and heat transfer of uid inside a square en- closure having heat generating solid body, with various thermal boundary conditions is investigated numerically. The top wall of the enclosure is adiabatic, both the bottom and right walls are kept at constant temper- ature, while the left wall is heated using sin function. Numerical simu- lations is carried out by solving the governing equations using SIMPLE algorithm by means of the nite-volume method with power-law scheme. The important parameters focused are angle of inclination of the enclo- sure, area ratio of solid-enclosure, Hartmann number and temperature dierence ratio of solid- uid, which are ranges 0o - 90o, 0:0625 - 0:5625, 0 - 100 and 0 - 50, respectively. Thermal conductivity ratio of solid- uid is xed as 5 and Rayleigh number as 105.

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Angle of Inclination, Convection, Finite Volume Method, Hartmann Number and Sinusoidal Heating.
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Authors

P. Umadevi
Department of Mathematics, Dr. NGP Arts and Science College, Tamilnadu, India
N. Nithyadevi
Department of Mathematics, Bharathiar University, Tamilnadu, India
H. F. Oztop
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Firat University, Turkey

Abstract


Convective ow and heat transfer of uid inside a square en- closure having heat generating solid body, with various thermal boundary conditions is investigated numerically. The top wall of the enclosure is adiabatic, both the bottom and right walls are kept at constant temper- ature, while the left wall is heated using sin function. Numerical simu- lations is carried out by solving the governing equations using SIMPLE algorithm by means of the nite-volume method with power-law scheme. The important parameters focused are angle of inclination of the enclo- sure, area ratio of solid-enclosure, Hartmann number and temperature dierence ratio of solid- uid, which are ranges 0o - 90o, 0:0625 - 0:5625, 0 - 100 and 0 - 50, respectively. Thermal conductivity ratio of solid- uid is xed as 5 and Rayleigh number as 105.

Keywords


Angle of Inclination, Convection, Finite Volume Method, Hartmann Number and Sinusoidal Heating.

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