Numerical solutions of forced convection boundary layer flow on a horizontal circular cylinder with Newtonian heating

Mohd Zuki Salleh, Roslinda Mohd. Nazar, Norihan Md Arifin, Ioan Pop

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Abstract

This study considers the steady forced convection boundary layer flow over a horizontal circular cylinder, generated by Newtonian heating in which the heat transfer from the surface is proportional to the local surface temperature. The governing boundary layer equations are first transformed into a system of nondimensional equations via the non-dimensional variables, and then into nonsimilar equations before they are solved numerically using a numerical scheme known as the Keller box method. Numerical solutions are obtained for the skin friction coefficient and the local wall temperature as well as the velocity and temperature profiles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-184
Number of pages24
JournalMalaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences
Volume5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011

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Forced Convection
Boundary Layer Flow
Circular Cylinder
Heating
Horizontal
Numerical Solution
Skin Friction
Temperature Profile
Friction Coefficient
Velocity Profile
Numerical Scheme
System of equations
Heat Transfer
Boundary Layer
Directly proportional

Keywords

  • Forced convection
  • Horizontal circular cylinder
  • Newtonian heating
  • Numerical solution

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Numerical solutions of forced convection boundary layer flow on a horizontal circular cylinder with Newtonian heating. / Salleh, Mohd Zuki; Mohd. Nazar, Roslinda; Arifin, Norihan Md; Pop, Ioan.

In: Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 2, 07.2011, p. 161-184.

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