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Peclet number

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The Peclet number is defined as

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


Pe \equiv Re Pr


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