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date: 21 February 2020

Bénard convection (Rayleigh–Bénard convection) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering
Author(s):

Tony Atkins,

Marcel Escudier

A form of natural convection arising as a consequence of thermocapillary instability, in which horizontal counter-rotating vortices occur in a thin layer of liquid heated from below. ... ...

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