Direct Numerical Simulation of Laminar Natural Convection in a Square Cavity at Different Inclination Angle

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  • Mohammad Ilias Inam Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Khulna 9203, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.38032/jea.2020.01.005

Keywords:

Natural Convection, Inclination Angle, Nusselt Number

Abstract

The effect of angle of rotation on laminar natural convection inside the square cavity have been observed in this research. It was assumed that left and right walls heated isothermally, whereas other two walls act as adiabatic. This problem was solved by assuming 2-D and by Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS) method using ANSYS Fluent 16.0. A series of DNS simulation were carried out for different inclination angle () of the cavity at Ra = 103 & 104. It was observed that at average Nusselt number increase up to some value of angle of inclination after that it decrease though this variation is not significant.

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06-04-2020
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Inam, M. I. (2020). Direct Numerical Simulation of Laminar Natural Convection in a Square Cavity at Different Inclination Angle. Journal of Engineering Advancements, 1(01), 23–27. https://doi.org/10.38032/jea.2020.01.005

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