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Equations of Motion for Thermally Driven, Buoyant Flows.


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Rehm, R. G.; Baum, H. R.

Journal of Research of the National Bureau of Standards, Vol. 83, No. 3, 297-308, May-June 1978.

Keywords:

buoyant flow; fire research; gravity; fire growth

Abstract:

In this paper a set of approximate equations is derived which is applicable to very nonadiabatic, nondissipative, buoyant flows of a perfect gas. The flows are assumed to be generated by a heat source in which the heat is added slowly.