A Technique for the Simulation of Thermal Behavior of Fluids in a Low-Gravity Field

  • L. Manson
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 10)


The object of the proposed test technique is to simulate, on the ground, the heat transfer by conduction and free convection as it is experienced in systems such as cryogenic storage satellites, life support dewars, and fuel tanks in the low-gravity force fields of space.


Heat Flux Nusselt Number Prandtl Number Rayleigh Number Free Convection 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Manson
    • 1
  1. 1.Arthur D. Little, Inc.Santa MonicaUSA

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