Natural Convection in an Anisotropic Non-Darcy in Differentially Heated Porous Cavity Under G-Jitter
American Journal of Aerospace Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2016, Pages: 17-21
Received: Aug. 8, 2015;
Accepted: Aug. 10, 2015;
Published: Aug. 27, 2015
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P. Ghosh, Department of Mechanical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology(Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
S. Tuteja, Department of Mechanical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology(Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Natural convection in a square porous cavity under sinusoidal g-jitter has been studied for hydro dynamically and thermally anisotropic porous media. The difference with the homogeneous porous media under sinusoidal g-jitter with the anisotropic porous medium under sinusoidal g-jitter is the circulation pattern change. Fluid flow aligns with the porosity distribution. An effort has also been made to understand the non-Darcy effect for the above mentioned problem. It has been observed that at very low velocities, results from the porous media following Darcy’s model and Forchheimer’s equation (non- Darcy model) closely resemble each other. Velocity and pressure behave in a sinusoidal fashion with the same frequency as with the gravitational acceleration. Last but not the least an effort has also been made to understand the behaviors of average Nusselt number in the above mentioned situations.
Anisotropic, G-Jitter, Forchheimer’s Equation, Non-Darcy, Porous Media, Sinusoidal
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Natural Convection in an Anisotropic Non-Darcy in Differentially Heated Porous Cavity Under G-Jitter, American Journal of Aerospace Engineering. Special Issue: Space Laboratories: History, Researches, Prospects.
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