Effects of surface curvature and property variation on cellular convection

Stephen H. Davis*, Lee A. Segel

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Abstract

For a fluid layer heated from below, a calculation is made of the nonlinear effect of surface curvature which turns out to be of the same type as the non-Boussinesq effect. Results are given for the effects of variable fluid properties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)470-476
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1968

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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