Contents

Introduction

Theory

  1. First explanation for the mechanism
  2.  Introducing the Rayleigh number

Presentation of the study

  1. Physical domain
  2. Meshes
  3. Considered fluid
  4. Results

Prandtl Number Influence on the critical Rayleigh number

  1. Pr=7
  2. Pr=70
  3. Pr=0.07
  4. Conclusion

Comparison of some variables with theoretical values

  1. Vx max
  2. Vy max
  3. T max
  4. Velocity profiles

Adaptation of unstructured meshes with FLUENT

  1. Specificity of an unstructured study
  2. Presentation of results
  3. How to adapt a mesh with Fluent : a little guide

Conclusion




Exit