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Electrode Arrangement Effect on Natural Convection in a Horizontal Enclosure

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R. Ghazi, M. S. Saidi, M. H. Saidi

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Paper No. ICNMM2009-82074, pp. 187-196; 10 pages
doi:10.1115/ICNMM2009-82074
From:
  • ASME 2009 7th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels
  • ASME 2009 7th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels
  • Pohang, South Korea, June 22–24, 2009
  • Conference Sponsors: Nanotechnology Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4349-9 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3850-1
  • Copyright © 2009 by ASME

abstract

The heat transfer enhancement of natural convection, using electrohydrodynamic technique inside a horizontal enclosure heated from below, is studied numerically. The interactions between electric field, flow field, and temperature field are investigated by CFD methods. The flow and temperature fields are affected by voltage applied at the wire electrodes. For different voltages and number of electrodes, it is noticed that the Nusselt number increased in all cases and the best enhancement is obtained at lower Rayleigh numbers. It is also shown that increasing the number of electrodes doesn’t always cause an increase in the heat transfer enhancement. Actually, when the number of electrodes is equal to the number of Bénard cells, the best heat transfer enhancement is obtained.

Copyright © 2009 by ASME

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