High Temperature

, Volume 56, Issue 6, pp 878–883 | Cite as

Limitations of the Boussinesq Model on the Example of Laminary Natural Convection of Gas between Vertical Isothermal Walls

  • S. G. Cherkasov
  • A. V. Anan’ev
  • L. A. MoiseevaEmail author


The problem of laminary natural convection in a gas between two vertical isothermal plates heated up to different temperatures is considered. An analytical solution is obtained and compared to the solution of a similar problem for a liquid in the Boussinesq approximation.



This work was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project no. 16-08-00247-А).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. G. Cherkasov
    • 1
  • A. V. Anan’ev
    • 1
  • L. A. Moiseeva
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Keldysh Research CenterMoscowRussia

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