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Thermal boundary layer


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    • found: Work cat.: Miller, Roy W. Analysis of unsteady thermal boundary layers, 1972.
    • found: Olson, Reuben M. Essentials of engineering fluid mechanics, 1980:p. 524 ("When a fluid at one temperature flows past a surface at another temperature, heat transfer takes place from one to the other. The fluid temperature ... varies from the free-stream temperature ... to the wall temperature, the variation taking place in a region known as the thermal boundary layer")
    • found: International encyclopedia of heat & mass transfer, 1997:p. 105 (under heading, Boundary layer heat transfer, " ... When fluids encounter solid boundaries, the fluid in contact with the wall is at rest and viscous effects thus retard a layer in the vicinity of the wall ... When the wall is at a different temperature to the fluid, there is similarly a small region where the temperature varies. These regions are the velocity and thermal boundary layers")
    • found: Handbook of heat transfer, 1998:p. 1.6 ("The transfer of heat between a solid body and a liquid or gas flow is a problem whose consideration involves the science of fluid motion ... When there is heat transfer or mass transfer between the fluid and the surface [of the body], it is also found that in most practical applications the major temperature and concentration changes occur in a region very close to the surface. This gives rise to the concept of the thermal boundary layer ...")
    • notfound: Academic Press dictionary of science and technology, 1992;Chambers dictionary of science and technology, 1999;McGraw-Hill dictionary of scientific and technical terms, 2003
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