Modeling fluid dynamics and aerodynamics by second law and Bejan number (part 1 - theory)

TRANCOSSI, Michele and PASCOA, J (2019). Modeling fluid dynamics and aerodynamics by second law and Bejan number (part 1 - theory). INCAS Bulletin, 11 (3), 169-180.

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    © 2019 Published by INCAS. Two fundamental questions are still open about the complex relation between fluid dynamics and thermodynamics. Is it possible (and convenient) to describe fluid dynamic in terms of second law based thermodynamic equations? Is it possible to solve and manage fluid dynamics problems by mean of second law of thermodynamics? This chapter analyses the problem of the relationships between the laws of fluid dynamics and thermodynamics in both first and second law of thermodynamics in the light of constructal law. In particular, taking into account constructal law and the diffusive formulation of Bejan number, it defines a preliminary step through an extensive thermodynamic vision of fluid dynamic phenomena.

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    Page Range: 169-180
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    Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2019 17:02
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