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Department:Multi-disciplinary Studiesen_US
Department:Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technologyen_US
Author:Leung, Fat-choien_US
Title:On a heat conduction and convection channel flowen_US
Abstract:It is usually not an easy matter to analytically solve a partial differential equation problem subject to certain given initial and boundary conditions. Although numerical approaches may help, the method of perturbation expansion, even in a truncated form of only two terms, provides an alternative approach and better insight to solve the problem analytically. In addition, the perturbation method usually offers a clearer physical picture to the problem. When a suitable perturbation expansion is applied to a fluid flow, boundary layers close to solid walls will be considered, if some physical quantities are expected to change rapidly. By matching the solution with the boundary conditions, a solution valid throughout the entire region can be found. The following work shows how perturbation method being applied to a real life problem: a heat conduction and convection flow, with different initial and boundary conditions.en_US
Pages:iii, 39 leaves : ill. ; 30 cmen_US
Degree:All Masteren_US
Subject:Pipe -- Fluid dynamics -- Mathematical modelsen_US
Subject:Heat -- Conduction -- Mathematical modelsen_US
Subject:Heat -- Convection -- Mathematical modelsen_US
Subject:Hong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertationsen_US
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