A Meshless Method for Modeling Convective Heat Transfer
A meshless method is used in a projection-based approach to solve the primitive equations for fluid flow with heat transfer. The method is easy to implement in a matlab format. Radial basis functions are used to solve two benchmark test cases: natural convection in a square enclosure and flow with forced convection over a backward facing step. The results are compared with two popular and widely used commercial codes: comsol, a finite element-based model, and fluent, a finite volume-based model.
Fluid dynamics; Heat – Convection; Natural; Heat – Transmission; Meshfree methods (Numerical analysis)
Heat Transfer, Combustion | Mechanical Engineering | Numerical Analysis and Computation | Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing
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Pepper, D. W.,
Carrington, D. B.
A Meshless Method for Modeling Convective Heat Transfer.
Journal of Heat Transfer, 135(1),