convective heat


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con·vec·tive heat

heat conveyed by a warm medium, such as air or water, in motion from its source.
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con·vec·tive heat

(kŏn-vek'tive hēt)
A rise in temperature conveyed from one structure or appliance to another in which the warmer affects the cooler by convection.
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convective heat

The flow of heat to an object or part of the body by passage of heated particles, gas, or liquid from the heat source to the colder body.
See also: heat
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Jong-Taek, "Convective heat transfer characteristics of single phase liquid in multiport minichannel tube: experiment and CFD simulation," Energy Procedia, vol.
The results of the first series of numerical experiments show that the EARSM and SST turbulence models accurately reproduced the general character of convective heat transfer in the experimental BALI setup.
Figure 8 presents that thermal boundary conditions of the model are mainly convective heat transfer and heat conduction.
The steady air-droplet flow was solved to obtain parameters such as the convective heat flux, the shear stress, and the local droplet collection efficiency.
Botz, "Laminar convective heat transfer of alumina-polyalphaolefin nanofluids containing spherical and non-spherical nanoparticles," Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, vol.
Boundary conditions applied to the sample: conditions of convective heat transfer (a); heat generation rate (b)
* The coefficient of convective heat transfer is uniform across the combustion chamber.
Convective heat transfer and flow characteristics of Cu-water nanofluid, Science in China (Series E) 45: 408-416.
In equation (13) h, A'& [delta]T represent convective heat transfer coefficient, surface area (exposed to atmosphere) and temperature difference between body and atmosphere respectively.
[15] numerically examined the effects of variable viscosity, thermal radiation, and magnetic field on convective heat transfer of nanofluid over a stretching surface.
Temperatures inside the wood were measured and the convective heat transfer coefficients calculated under temperature conditions of 35[degrees]C, 55[degrees]C, and 70[degrees]C and absolute pressures of 0.03, 0.06, and 0.1 MPa.