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Elaf Ayad Hasan
Tahseen Ahmad Tahseen
Sami Ridha Aslan
Yousif Hashim Hussein


The analysis of heat transfer by forced convection steady, laminar flow around three triangle cylinders. A numerical investigation is conducted to analyze the variation in cross-section from a triangle to a circle by altering the edges of a triangular cylinder within a two-dimensional channel in the air. The effect of Reynolds number and transverse pitch (S_T) on the heat transfer characteristics are studied. Five Reynolds numbers (based on inlet height channel) are studied (Re = 100, 200, 400, 800, 1200) with a constant heat flux on cylinder surface (q^''= 5000 W/m^2), and S_T = 1.5D, 2D, 3D, the D is triangle side length. The governing partial differential equations, which include the continuity, momentum, and energy equations, are resolved by computational methods using workbench 2022R2 program. The results reveal that heat transfer rises as the transverse distance and the diameter of the rounded edge change.


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Hasan EA, Tahseen TA, Aslan SR, Hussein YH. Air Flow Across Three Triangle Cylinders with Rounded Corners Edge in a Channel under Forced Convection. j. adv. sci. eng. technol. [Internet]. 2024 Jan. 3 [cited 2024 Jul. 16];7(1):1-21. Available from:


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