Entropy Analysis for a Nonlinear Fluid with a Nonlinear Heat Flux Vector
AbstractFlowing media in both industrial and natural processes are often characterized as assemblages of densely packed granular materials. Typically, the constitutive relations for the stress tensor and heat flux vector are fundamentally nonlinear. Moreover, these equations are coupled through the Clausius–Duhem inequality. However, the consequences of this coupling are rarely studied. Here we address this issue by obtaining constraints imposed by the Clausius–Duhem inequality on the constitutive relations for both the stress tensor and the heat flux vector in which the volume fraction gradient plays an important role. A crucial result of the analysis is the restriction on the dependency of phenomenological coefficients appearing in the constitutive equations on the model objective functions. View Full-Text
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Yang, H.; Massoudi, M.; Kirwan, A.D., Jr. Entropy Analysis for a Nonlinear Fluid with a Nonlinear Heat Flux Vector. Entropy 2017, 19, 689.
Yang H, Massoudi M, Kirwan AD, Jr. Entropy Analysis for a Nonlinear Fluid with a Nonlinear Heat Flux Vector. Entropy. 2017; 19(12):689.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yang, Hyunjin; Massoudi, Mehrdad; Kirwan, A. D., Jr. 2017. "Entropy Analysis for a Nonlinear Fluid with a Nonlinear Heat Flux Vector." Entropy 19, no. 12: 689.
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