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G-Jitter mixed convection adjacent to a vertical stretching sheet

Shafie, Sharidan and Amin, Norsarahaida and Pop, Ioan (2006) G-Jitter mixed convection adjacent to a vertical stretching sheet. Microgravity - Science and Technology, 18 (1). pp. 5-14. ISSN 0938-0108

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Abstract

This paper studies the effect of periodical gravity modulation, or g-jitter induced mixed convection, on the flow and heat transfer characteristics associated with a stretching vertical surface in abviscous and incompressible fluid. The velocity and temperature of the sheet are assumed to vary linearly with x, where x is the distance along the sheet. It is assumed that the gravity vector modulation is given by g*(t)=go [1+ε cos(πωt)]k, and the resulting non-similar boundary layer equations are solved numerically using an implicit finite-difference scheme. The effects of the amplitude of modulation, frequency of the single-harmonic component of oscillation, mixed convection parameter and Prandtl number on the skin friction and Nusselt number are discussed in detail

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions:Science
ID Code:7278
Deposited By: Nur Amal Zakiah Shamsudin
Deposited On:02 Jan 2009 07:33
Last Modified:02 Jan 2009 07:33

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