EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 82, 2015Thermophysical Basis of Energy Technologies
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||20 January 2015|
Numerical modeling of heat transfer in the fuel oil storage tank at thermal power plant
Institute of Power Engineering, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk 634050, Russia
Published online: 20 January 2015
Presents results of mathematical modeling of convection of a viscous incompressible fluid in a rectangular cavity with conducting walls of finite thickness in the presence of a local source of heat in the bottom of the field in terms of convective heat exchange with the environment. A mathematical model is formulated in terms of dimensionless variables “stream function – vorticity vector speed – temperature” in the Cartesian coordinate system. As the results show the distributions of hydrodynamic parameters and temperatures using different boundary conditions on the local heat source.
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