# Prandtl number

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 Revision as of 08:03, 8 September 2005 (view source)Praveen (Talk | contribs)← Older edit Revision as of 09:47, 8 September 2005 (view source)Praveen (Talk | contribs) Newer edit → Line 9: Line 9: * $\mu$ is the dynamic viscosity coefficient * $\mu$ is the dynamic viscosity coefficient * $C_p$ is the specific heat at constant pressure * $C_p$ is the specific heat at constant pressure - * $k$ is the coeffient of thermal conduction + * $k$ is the coefficient of thermal conduction

## Revision as of 09:47, 8 September 2005

The Prandtl number is defined as

$Pr = \frac{\mu C_p}{k}$

where

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