0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Convection and Stability in a Magnetic Fluid Saturated Rotating Porous Layer

[+] Author Affiliations
S. Saravanan, H. Yamaguchi

Doshisha University – Kyotanabe, Kyoto, Japan

Paper No. HT2005-72414, pp. 275-279; 5 pages
doi:10.1115/HT2005-72414
From:
  • ASME 2005 Summer Heat Transfer Conference collocated with the ASME 2005 Pacific Rim Technical Conference and Exhibition on Integration and Packaging of MEMS, NEMS, and Electronic Systems
  • Heat Transfer: Volume 1
  • San Francisco, California, USA, July 17–22, 2005
  • Conference Sponsors: Heat Transfer Division and Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4731-4 | eISBN: 0-7918-3762-9
  • Copyright © 2005 by ASME

abstract

The influence of magnetic field on the onset of centrifugal convection in a magnetic fluid filled differentially heated porous layer is studied theoretically using linear stability analysis. The resulting eigenvalue problem is solved using the Galerkin technique. The critical centrifugal Rayleigh number, the critical wavenumber and the eigenfunctions corresponding to two-dimensional flow pattern at the threshold are calculated. It is found that the magnetic field has a destabilizing effect and can be suitably adjusted depending on particle magnetization to enhance convection. This phenomenon can be utilized to increase the efficiency of heat transfer devices.

Copyright © 2005 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In