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mukushla
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how to choose repeating variables in Buckingham Pi Theorem...in particular
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mukushla Group Title
how to choose repeating variables in Buckingham Pi Theorem...in particular
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nondimensional groups for heat transfer in a pipe...effective parameters : \[h : Mt^{3}T^{1}\]\[u : Lt^{1}\]\[k : MLt^{3}T^{1}\]\[c_p : L^2t^{2}T^{1}\]\[\mu : ML^{1}T^{1}\]\[\rho : ML^{3}\]\[d : L\]
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mukushla Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
we have 74=3 nondimensional group and 4 repeating variables..how to choose them considering the dimensions i gave u
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mukushla Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and sorry \[\mu : ML^{1}t^{1}\]
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mukushla Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
we have a rule that No repeating parameter should have dimensions that are a power of the dimensions of another repeating parameter. why ...and how apply it here?
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eashmore Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I seem to have forgotten this from fluids (or maybe I never really learned it). You might find this helpful: http://www.eng.wayne.edu/legacy/forms/4/Buckinghamforlect1.pdf
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eashmore Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It says that the repeating variables that you choose cannot be manipulated into dimensionless groups. Define the above parameters for me please.
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mukushla Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry i was out h: heat transfer coefficient u: flow mean velocity k: heat conductivity coefficient cp: specific heat capacity \(\mu\): viscousity \(\rho\) : density d: diameter of pipe
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eashmore Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh. Those are the units after each parameter. Let's see. We need 3 recurring variables. Choose d, u, and \(\rho\) Those should work.
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mukushla Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
emm...we need 4 if im not wrong
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eashmore Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm working out of that document I linked and it's ringing some bells. It looks like we have 7 variables\[f(h, u, k, c_p, \mu, \rho, d) \] Between these 7 variables, we have 4 different dimensions. Mass (M), time (t), temperature (T), and length (L). n = 7; m = 4 nm gives 3 dimensionless groups. We then need to choose 3 variables (these three cannot be formed into dimensionless groups themselves. That is to say that we cannot manipulate these three independently to create a dimensionless group. For example, if we had length and diameter, we couldn't choose these are two of our three. ) Once we choose three variables, we rewrite the four dimensions in terms of the three variables we chose. Does this follow?
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akifersoylu Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ı think 3 repeating variables occur; u, d, ρ,
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