ENTROPY ANALYSIS IN MOVING WAVY SURFACE BOUNDARY LAYER

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S. MUNAWAR A. MEHMOOD M. S. IQBAL S. KHAN

Abstract

It is a well-established fact that significant gain in the heat transfer rate can be obtained by altering that flat surface texture of the working body. The most convenient alteration, in view of mathematical handling, is the wavy one. Existing studies reveal that the convective heat transfer phenomenon is affected significantly due to the presence of a solid wavy surface. How does the phenomena of entropy generation is effected due to a wavy surface is the question investigated in this manuscript. The expressions for irreversibility distribution rate, Bejan number and volumetric entropy generation  number have been evaluated by Keller-Box method. The effect of important parameters of interest, such as wavy amplitude, Prandtl number and group parameter on irreversibility distribution rate, Bejan number and entropy generation number, have been discussed in detail. The study reveals that entropy generation number decreases and irreversibility rate increases by increasing the amplitude of the wavy surface.

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MUNAWAR, S. et al. ENTROPY ANALYSIS IN MOVING WAVY SURFACE BOUNDARY LAYER. Thermal Science, [S.l.], mar. 2017. ISSN 2334-7163. Available at: <http://thermal-science.tech/journal/index.php/thsci/article/view/2420>. Date accessed: 20 feb. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI161029029M.
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Received 2017-03-15
Accepted 2017-03-15
Published 2017-03-15

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