A quasi-steady analytical solution to freezing planar laminar Couette flow with viscous heating effects is presented. Closed-form expressions for the dimensionless freeze-front location, interface Nusselt number, and dimensionless power density (or dimensionless shear stress) are derived as a function of various dimensionless parameters. Several classical results are obtained in the appropriate asymptotic limits.
A Quasi-Steady Analytical Solution to Freezing Planar Couette Flow With Viscous Dissipation
Contributed by the Heat Transfer Division for publication in the JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER. Manuscript received by the Heat Transfer Division December 17, 1999; revision received July 10, 2000. Associate Editor: B. Chung.
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Hall, , C. A., III , and Mackie , C. (July 10, 2000). "A Quasi-Steady Analytical Solution to Freezing Planar Couette Flow With Viscous Dissipation ." ASME. J. Heat Transfer. April 2001; 123(2): 407–411. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1351177
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