Accession Number : ADP008997

Title :   Thermal Convection in a Model Porous Medium,

Corporate Author : TECHNICAL UNIV OF LISBON (PORTUGAL)

Personal Author(s) : Saleh, S. ; Larrea, J. C. ; Thovert, J. F. ; Platten, J. K. ; Adler, P. M.

Report Date : 23 JUL 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The velocity field generated by thermal convection in a model porous medium is experimentally determined by means of both PIV and LDA techniques. Details of matching refraction index under non isothermal conditions and some preliminary results are given. (Author)

Descriptors :   *CONVECTION(HEAT TRANSFER), *FLOW VISUALIZATION, *LASER ANEMOMETERS, POROUS MATERIALS, DOPPLER EFFECT, REFRACTION, TWO PHASE FLOW, FRANCE, BELGIUM.

Subject Categories : Thermodynamics
      Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE