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Old   May 26, 2004, 05:07
Default How to deside which direction to flow?
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Hi all Here's a simple question, but I'm not familiar with fluid dynamics, so please someone help me to clear it out.



suppose there is a tube with a nozzle in the left portion. The tube is filled with liquid. When a heater is applyed at the "++++" position, and liquid begin to vaporize. Which direction will the fluid flow? and Why?

Thank you very much!

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Old   May 26, 2004, 08:07
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Thats not very easy to explain. You should consult "Hydrodynamic Stability" by PG Drazin.
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Old   June 7, 2004, 05:27
Default Re: How to deside which direction to flow?
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Hi Leo

Thanks for your suggestion, although not familiar with this area, but I'll check it. Thank you!

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