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the transfer of heat through a fluid (liquid or gas) caused by molecular motion

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(meteorology) the vertical movement of heat or other properties by massive motion within the atmosphere

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As expected, forced convection of air with an equal mass flow rate to that of free convection led to lower outlet temperatures.
Free convection of non-Newtonian nanofluids about a vertical truncated cone in a porous medium, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.
In this case, the background ventilation flow with relatively high velocity will penetrate the free convection flow around the human body, since its maximum velocity is 0.
Effects of temperature dependent thermal conductivity on MHD free convection flow along a vertical flat plate with heat conduction, Nonlinear Analysis: Modelling and Control, 13 (4), pp.
In many industrial applications of transient free convection flow problems, there occurs a heat source or a sink which is either a constant or temperature gradient or temperature dependent heat source.
Magnetic field effects on the free convection and mass transfer flow through porous medium with constant suction and constant heat flux.
Physically this can be justified, because in the process of externally cooling of the plate, the free convection currents travel away from the plate.
1 m and a free convection heat transfer coefficient of 50 W/[m.
Counteraction of the free convection forces to electromagnetic forces in this area causes origination of descending flows not from the surface of the solution modeling the slag pool, but at certain distance from it.
Besides, a free convection flow of an optically dense viscous incompressible fluid along a vertical thin circular cylinder has been studied with effect of radiation when the surface temperature is uniform by Hossain and Alim [5].
This type of convection, in absence of dynamic factors on water-air boundary, is also called free convection.
It allows the import of board designs from CAD and EDA software, performs testing for standard JEDEC forced, free convection slots and custom setups.
The first is free convection, in which the circulation is driven only by the temperature gradients at equilibrium.
The high pressure nitrogen facilitates increased heat transfer in free convection.
Topics that receive treatment include Steady-state Heat Conduction, Unsteady-state Heat Conduction, Forced Convection, Free Convection, Radiation, Boiling and Condensation, and Cryogenics.