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Prandtl number

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Revision as of 12:32, 13 September 2005

The Prandtl number is defined as


Pr \equiv \frac{\mu C_p}{k}

where

  • \mu is the dynamic viscosity coefficient
  • C_p is the specific heat at constant pressure
  • k is the coefficient of thermal conduction
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