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Effects of Anisotropy on Convection in Horizontal and Inclined Porous Layers

  • L. Storesletten
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 134)

Abstract

Thermally-driven convection in fluid-saturated porous media is of considerable interest in a variety of geophysical and technological problems. There are important applications in geothermal energy utilisation, oil reservoir modelling, building thermal insulation, nuclear waste disposals and chemical catalytic converters, to name but a few.

Keywords

Porous Medium Rayleigh Number Porous Layer Critical Rayleigh Number Anisotropy Ratio 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Storesletten
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsAgder University CollegeKristiansandNorway

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