Influence of Relative Length of Baffles on the Flow Field in a Rectangular Enclosure: A Computational Study

  • B H Lakshmana Gowda Department of Mechanical Engineering, BTL Institute of Technology, Bommasandra, Bengaluru-560099, India.
  • N Gopi Department of Mechanical Engineering, BTL Institute of Technology, Bommasandra, Bengaluru-560 099, India.
Keywords: Baffles, computations, flow patterns

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Published
2012-08-13
Section
Research Articles