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Convective flow from an impulsively-moving heated sphere

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A time-dependent analysis is made of the temperature distribution within the boundary layer when a sphere is set impulsively into motion in a fluid of different temperature. The method of successive approximations is used for the solution of the equations of motion. The method provides satisfactory results for small time intervals after the commencement of the motion.

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Katsiaris, G., Douskos, C. Convective flow from an impulsively-moving heated sphere. Earth Moon Planet 60, 199–209 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00572518

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  • Boundary Layer
  • Temperature Distribution
  • Satisfactory Result
  • Small Time
  • Convective Flow