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lcweng April 13, 2011 09:39

About the porous medium heat transfer
Dear all:

Now, I try to using the FloEFD to simulate the heat trasnfer of porous medium.
I have a question for the thermal conductivity of porous medium.
I must input the thermal conductivity of solid or the effective thermal conductivity of solid.
If anybody know, please tell me.


Boris_M May 22, 2011 08:16

Hi Icweng,
the thermal conductivity is the one from the solid material. That doesn't change because it is a porous medium as it is a material specific parameter. What changes is the density which is why it is refered as "density of the porous matrix".


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