Haar Wavelet Collocation Method for Thermal Analysis of Porous Fin with Temperature-dependent Thermal Conductivity and Internal Heat Generation

Document Type: Research Paper

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1 Faculty of Engineering and Informatics University of Bradford, BD7 1DP West Yorkshire, UK

2 School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Informatics University of Bradford West Yorkshire, UK

Abstract

In this study, the thermal performance analysis of porous fin with temperature-dependent thermal conductivity and internal heat generation is carried out using Haar wavelet collocation method. The effects of various parameters on the thermal characteristics of the porous fin are investigated. It is found that as the porosity increases, the rate of heat transfer from the fin increases and the thermal performance of the porous fin increases. The numerical solutions by the Haar wavelet collocation method are in good agreement with the standard numerical solutions.

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