- Jany, P. and Bejan, A., Scales of melting in the presence of natural convection in a rectangular cavity filled with porous medium,
Trans. ASME, J. Heat Transf. (USA), vol. 110 no. 2
pp. 526 - 9 .
(last updated on 2007/04/08)
The authors focus on the basic problem of melting in a rectangular porous domain heated from the side. The main features of the heat transfer phenomenon are anticipated on the basis of scale analysis. These predictions are later compared with results from a numerical finite-difference simulation
convection;flow through porous media;melting;