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sunny January 20, 2005 12:56

constant heat flux BC
 
Hi!! Anybody knows the real life example of flow past a sphere with constant heat flux boundary condition.

Thanks In Advance

Alexander Starostin January 21, 2005 05:55

Re: constant heat flux BC
 
Hi, The first I imagine is a meteorit coming to the dense atmosphere.

ag January 21, 2005 10:17

Re: constant heat flux BC
 
Do you need a sphere or could you use a cylinder? Hot-wire anemometers are one example of a constant heat-flux application, and there are other cases using heating elements within a flowfield that utilize constant heat flux to heat the flow.

Rami January 21, 2005 11:03

Re: constant heat flux BC
 
My group has developed a volumetric particle solar receiver with submicron carbon particles. Due to their small size and high conductivity, assuming constant heat flux is a good approximation.


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