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Peclet number

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The Peclet number is defined as


Pe \equiv \frac{U_\infty L}{\alpha}

Also Pe \equiv Re Pr

where

  • U_\infty is the freestream velocity
  • L is the Characteristic Dimension of the problem
  • \alpha is the diffusion coefficient
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