Internal Natural Convection: Heating from Below

  • Donald A. Nield
  • Adrian Bejan

Abstract

We start with the simplest case, that of zero flow through the fluid-saturated porous medium. For an equilibrium state the momentum equation is satisfied if
$$ - \nabla P + pfg = 0 $$
(6.1)
.

Keywords

Permeability Entropy Vortex Porosity Anisotropy 

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald A. Nield
    • 1
  • Adrian Bejan
    • 2
  1. 1.Engineering SciencesUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.Mechanical EngineeringDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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