# Prandtl number

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## Revision as of 10:44, 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