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Prandtl number

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

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The Prandtl number is defined as

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


  • \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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