Thermosolutal Convection in a Partly Multi-Layred Porous Annular Cavity
The present study analyzes numerically the mixed thermosolutal convection in a vertical partly porous annular cavity. The fluid motion in the porous matrix is described by the generalized Darcy-Brinkman-Forchheimer model. The results show that the composite porous layer tends to improve the heat transfer and moderately reduce the transfer of aqueous solution compared to the case of a homogeneous porous partition. This conclusion is valid for all characteristic values (Da, ) or the flow modes set up in the porous matrix.
Andreas Öchsner, Graeme E. Murch, Ali Shokuhfar and João M.P.Q. Delgado
M. Benzeghiba et al., "Thermosolutal Convection in a Partly Multi-Layred Porous Annular Cavity", Defect and Diffusion Forum, Vols. 297-301, pp. 197-202, 2010