A further study on multiple attractors of mixed convection in confined spaces

Wan Ki Chow, Guojun Xin, Shida Liu

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By truncating the blended Fourier and Chebyshev expansion of the solution of the two-dimensional partial differential equations for viscously incompressible fluids, a simplified model on studying the mixed convection in an enclosure is developed. Dynamical behavior of the developed model while varying the system parameters is investigated numerically. Results seem to be helpful in explaining qualitatively the physical mechanism of the multiple mixed convection flows, and understanding the onset of chaotic mixed convection.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1021-1031
Number of pages11
JournalBuilding and Environment
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geography, Planning and Development

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