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Author Hassab, M. A.en_US
Available date 2009-11-25T13:05:11Zen_US
Publication Date 1990en_US
Publication Name Engineering Journal of Qatar University
Citation Engineering Journal of Qatar University, 1990, Vol. 3, Pages 83-109.en_US
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10576/7916en_US
Abstract The thermal instability of a vicsious liquid film flowing down an inclined plane heated from below is studied analytically. The effects of Biot number at the free surface, the inclination, the Prandtl number and the Reynolds number on instability for the longitudinal and traverse rolls have shown that the longitudinal rolls have priority of occurence over the transverse rolls. For small Biot numbers with Pr = 7 and 100, the thermal entry region is more unstable than the fully developed region, but for large Biot numbers this situation is reversed.en_US
Language enen_US
Publisher Qatar Universityen_US
Subject Energyen_US
Title Onset of Convection in a Liquid Film Flowingen_US
Type Articleen_US
Pagination 83-109en_US
Volume Number 3en_US


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