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NUMERICAL STUDY OF PERFORATED PLATE CONVECTIVE HEAT TRANSFER

ABSTRACT
Numerical simulations were performed to determine the heat transfer coefficient of a perforated plate with square arranged cylindrical perforations. Three parameters were varied in the study: plate porosity, pitch Reynolds number and working fluid, while perforation diameter and plate thickness were constant. The Reynolds number was varied in the range from 50 to 7000, and porosity in the range from 0.1 to 0.3. As working fluids, helium, air or carbon-dioxide were set, respectively. The Nusselt number was correlated in the function of the Reynolds number, the Prandtl number, and the pitch-to-diameter ratio. The comparison with other correlations is given at the end of the paper. The difference was found to be acceptable.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2014-01-21
PAPER REVISED: 2014-03-25
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2014-04-08
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2014-09-06
DOI REFERENCE: 10.2298/TSCI1403949T
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2014, VOLUME 18, ISSUE 3, PAGES [949 - 956]
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