Analysis of Heat and Mass Transfer in a Vertical Annular Porous Cylinder Using FEM

Irfan Anjum Badruddin, N. J. Salman Ahmed, Abdullah A.A.A. Al-Rashed, Jeevan Kanesan, Sarfaraz Kamangar, H. M.T. Khaleed

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Abstract

The present study is intended to study heat and mass transfer in a vertical annular cylinder embedded with saturated porous medium. The inner surface of cylinder is maintained at uniform wall temperature and uniform wall concentration. The governing partial differential equations are non-dimensionalised and solved by using finite element method (FEM). The porous medium is discritised using triangular elements with uneven element size. Large number of smaller-sized elements are placed near the walls of the annulus to capture the smallest variation in solution parameters. The results are reported for both aiding and opposing flows. The effects of various non-dimensional numbers such as buoyancy ratio, Lewis number, Rayleigh number, aspect ratio, etc on heat and mass transfer are discussed. The temperature and concentration profiles are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)697-715
Number of pages19
JournalTransport in Porous Media
Volume91
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2012

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Engine cylinders
Porous materials
Mass transfer
Heat transfer
Finite element method
Buoyancy
Partial differential equations
Aspect ratio
Temperature

Keywords

  • Darcy flow
  • FEM
  • Heat and mass transfer
  • Porous medium
  • Vertical annulus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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Badruddin, I. A., Salman Ahmed, N. J., Al-Rashed, A. A. A. A., Kanesan, J., Kamangar, S., & Khaleed, H. M. T. (2012). Analysis of Heat and Mass Transfer in a Vertical Annular Porous Cylinder Using FEM. Transport in Porous Media, 91(2), 697-715. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11242-011-9867-x

Analysis of Heat and Mass Transfer in a Vertical Annular Porous Cylinder Using FEM. / Badruddin, Irfan Anjum; Salman Ahmed, N. J.; Al-Rashed, Abdullah A.A.A.; Kanesan, Jeevan; Kamangar, Sarfaraz; Khaleed, H. M.T.

In: Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 91, No. 2, 01.2012, p. 697-715.

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Badruddin, IA, Salman Ahmed, NJ, Al-Rashed, AAAA, Kanesan, J, Kamangar, S & Khaleed, HMT 2012, 'Analysis of Heat and Mass Transfer in a Vertical Annular Porous Cylinder Using FEM', Transport in Porous Media, vol. 91, no. 2, pp. 697-715. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11242-011-9867-x
Badruddin, Irfan Anjum ; Salman Ahmed, N. J. ; Al-Rashed, Abdullah A.A.A. ; Kanesan, Jeevan ; Kamangar, Sarfaraz ; Khaleed, H. M.T. / Analysis of Heat and Mass Transfer in a Vertical Annular Porous Cylinder Using FEM. In: Transport in Porous Media. 2012 ; Vol. 91, No. 2. pp. 697-715.
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