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 WJM  Vol.1 No.2 , April 2011
Radiative Heat Transfer of an Optically Thick Gray Gas in The Presence of Indirect Natural Convection
Abstract: We study the effects of thermal radiation of a viscous incompressible fluid occupying a semi-infinite region of space bounded by an infinite horizontal moving hot flat plate in the presence of indirect natural convection by way of an induced pressure gradient. The fluid is a gray, absorbing emitting radiation but a non scattering medium. An exact solution is obtained by employing Laplace transform technique. Since temperature field depends on Reynold number the flow is considered to be non-isothermal case (the temperature of the plate Tw ≠ constant) and for an isothermal case (Tw = constant) the flow is determined by the Reynold number which is equal to 1.
Cite this paper: nullR. Jana and S. Ghosh, "Radiative Heat Transfer of an Optically Thick Gray Gas in The Presence of Indirect Natural Convection," World Journal of Mechanics, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2011, pp. 64-69. doi: 10.4236/wjm.2011.12009.
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