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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 567257, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/567257
Research Article

CFD Analysis to Study Effect of Circular Vortex Generator Placed in Inlet Section to Investigate Heat Transfer Aspects of Solar Air Heater

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India

Received 12 June 2014; Revised 12 August 2014; Accepted 13 August 2014; Published 31 August 2014

Academic Editor: Pradeep Lancy Menezes

Copyright © 2014 Vipin B. Gawande 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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