, Volume 63, Issue 1, pp 1-12

A Derivation of the Volume-Averaged Boussinesq Equations for Flow in Porous Media with Viscous Dissipation

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The volume-averaged equations are derived for convective flow in porous media. In the thermal energy equation viscous dissipation is taken into account, and a suitable form is obtained which is valid when Brinkman effects are significant.