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Advances in Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 918342, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/918342
Research Article

Numerical Analysis of Mixed Convection through an Internally Finned Tube

Institute of Technical Education and Research, SOA University, Jagamara, Bhubaneswar 751 030, India

Received 5 April 2012; Revised 20 June 2012; Accepted 24 June 2012

Academic Editor: Oronzio Manca

Copyright © 2012 Sachindra Kumar Rout et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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