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Bouyancy convection
I want to check my code for the computation of buoyancy convection for incompressible fluid with Boussinesq approximation in laminar regime. would you please suggest me a reference?
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Re: Bouyancy convection
I think that, natural convection in the cavity is very classical one, so that it could be used to verify or check new code.
If you agree, I am sure that following papers would be helpful to you. 1. "Laminar free convection in a vertical slot", J.W.Elder, J. Fluid Mech., vol. 23, pp.77-98, 1965 2. "Laminar and turbulent natural convection in an enclosed cavity", N.C.Markatos & K.A. Pericleous, Int. J. Heat & Mass Transfer, Vol. 27, pp.755-772, 1984 You can compare Nusselt number, streamfunction, local maximum velocity and so on. Sincerely, Jinwook |

Re: Bouyancy convection
Hi:
If you are looking for a challenging check try Raleigh-Bernard problem. Regards, Gabriel |

Re: Bouyancy convection
There is another paper on natural convection in cavities:
Chenoweth, DR, and Paolucci, S, Natural convection in an enclosed vertical air layer with large horizontal temperature differences, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 169, pp. 173-210, 1986. As you can see it deals with large temperature differences, but there is also some comparisons to the Boussinesq equations. It is a numerical study. regards, chidu... |

Re: Bouyancy convection
There is another reference:
@ARTICLE(dev1983a, AUTHOR = " G. De Vahl Davis", TITLE = " Natural convection of air in a square cavity : a comparaison exercise", PAGES = " 227--248", JOURNAL = IJNMF, YEAR = 1983, VOLUME = 3) @ARTICLE(dev1983b, AUTHOR = " G. De Vahl Davis", TITLE = " Natural convection of air in a square cavity : a benchmark solution", PAGES = " 249--264", JOURNAL = IJNMF, YEAR = 1983, VOLUME = 3) @string{IJNMF = "International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids"} |

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