Forced Convection: Different Temperatures

The following model shows how forced convection depends on the wind speed and the temperature of the hot/cold source (how the wind blows away heat of your food or defrost the side windows of your car).




Graph Grid Velocity vectors Isotherm Heat flux Streamlines

Wind speed of upper fan
Windless     
     Windy

Wind speed of lower fan
Windless     
     Windy


Temperature of upper heater
-50°C     
     50°C

Temperature of lower heater
-50°C     
     50°C

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