Journal of Thermodynamics / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Natural Convective Heat Transfer in a Partially Divided Enclosure: A Study on the Influence of the Source Position

Table 1

Comparison between average experimental Nusselt numbers and numerical ones on the lateral sides for δ = 0.5.

Ra Nu rg exp Nu rg num Δ% Nu lf exp Nu rg num Δ%

1.24 𝐸 + 059.048.980.619.078.981.00
1.46 𝐸 + 059.389.40 0.199.329.39 0.78
1.76 𝐸 + 059.989.890.909.99.890.14
2.05 𝐸 + 0510.410.310.8710.4110.310.87
2.25 𝐸 + 0510.8610.572.6810.810.572.16

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