Table of values


 
Ra
Vmax (m/s)
Flux (W)
Nusselt
Comments
0.05
615
3.00E-007
0.06
1
No convergence
0.1
1230
1.00E-006
0.12
1
Rolls appear, only conduction for the temperature
0.15
1845
5.00E-006
0.18
1
Rolls appear more clearly, there's still only conduction for the temperature
0.2
2460
8.70E-005
0.31
1.3
"beautiful" rolls, T is no more linear (hot fluid particles begin to go up along the vertical plates of the cells)
0.3
3691
1.74E-004
0.64
1.77
Same behavior as previously
0.4
4932
2.41E-004
0.99
2.07
Fluid particles cooler and fall down towards the bottom center of the cell. Intensity of the velocity is more and more important
0.5
6145
3.00E-004
1.35
2.27
Same comments as previously

 
 

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