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In this piece, the impact of an obstacle's upstream edge inclination in a rectangular channel is investigated. The main purpose of this study is to give a better understanding of this associated phenomenon by reflecting more accurately the different cooling techniques and to get as close as possible to real conditions of use. This study is based on the laws of conservation of mass, momentum, and energy, the equations are given in the case of the 2-D flow of an incompressible Newtonian fluid, depending on the variables primitives given below. During the study, we used the FLUENT computer code, as well as its GAMBIT mesh generator several times, which allowed us to become more familiar with numerical simulation. The purpose of our numerical research is to clarify physical phenomena that are described by theory without using more expensive experimentation.
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2023, VOLUME 27, ISSUE Special issue 1, PAGES [333 - 341]
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