Nonboussinesq Thermal Convection in Microgravity under Nonuniform Heating
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- Gaponenko, Y.A. & Zakhvataev, V.E. Journal of Applied Mechanics and Technical Physics (2002) 43: 823. doi:10.1023/A:1020704318378
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The model of subsonic flows is used to numerically the effect of thermal expansion of a fluid on the formation of naturally convective flows for small Rayleigh numbers (microconvection) and spatially periodic distribution of heat flows on the boundaries of the domain occupied by the fluid.