Classical Fluid Mechanics

Classical Fluid Mechanics

This textbook primarily explains the construction of classical fluid model to readers in a holistic manner and the way it is constructed. Secondly, the book also demonstrates some possible ...
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Pp. 145-156 (12)

M. Belevich

Abstract

The issues connected with material of the previous chapters are considered. We define the temperature and derive the heat equation. Next we discuss the free convection and obtain the system of equations describing this phenomenon. We study the applicability of the perfect and viscous fluid models, introduce the non-dimensional form of equations of the fluid model, and consider the dynamic similarity of the flows.

Keywords:

Dynamic similarity, Fourier law of heat conduction, Free convection, Froude number, Heat equation, Non-dimensional equations, Reynolds number, Temperature, Thermal conductivity, Thermal diffusivity.

Affiliation:

St.Petersburg Russia