Simulation of Mixed Convection around a Square by Using LBM


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Laminar natural heat transfer in the horizontal channel with a heated square cylinder has been studied by using lattice Boltzmann method. Air and water are applied as fluid flow and the walls of channel are adiabatic. Lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) as one of stochastic methods has been used to study the hydrodynamic and thermal behaviours of water and air, with Prantle number 7.01 and 0.71, respectively. Velocity and temperature profiles are achieved near each surface of the square. The results show relation between Prantle number and symmetric degree of streamlines and isotherms profile



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Mohamed Othman




A. Safdari et al., "Simulation of Mixed Convection around a Square by Using LBM", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 229-231, pp. 2145-2149, 2012

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November 2012




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