Pump Power Gain for Heated Porous Medium Channel Flows

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Arunn Narasimhan

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, TN 600036, India

José L. Lage

Laboratory for Porous Materials Applications, Mechanical Engineering Department, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX75275-0337

J. Fluids Eng 126(3), 494-497 (Jul 12, 2004) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1760546 History: Received February 06, 2003; Revised January 13, 2004; Online July 12, 2004
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Properties of PAO with temperature (from 16) normalized by values at 21°C
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Overall system energy efficiency R versus fluid speed, for q=0.01 MW/m2 and several fluid inlet temperatures
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Overall system energy efficiency R versus fluid speed, for Tin=7°C and several heat fluxes
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Comparison of heat flux and inlet temperature effects on overall system energy efficiency



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