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|dc.contributor||Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology||en_US|
|dc.publisher||Hong Kong Polytechnic University||-|
|dc.rights||All rights reserved||en_US|
|dc.title||On a heat conduction and convection channel flow||en_US|
|dcterms.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|
|dcterms.extent||iii, 39 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm||en_US|
|dcterms.LCSH||Pipe -- Fluid dynamics -- Mathematical models||en_US|
|dcterms.LCSH||Heat -- Conduction -- Mathematical models||en_US|
|dcterms.LCSH||Heat -- Convection -- Mathematical models||en_US|
|dcterms.LCSH||Hong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertations||en_US|
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