Some algebraic explicit analytical solutions of the unsteady one-dimensional variable coefficient partial differential equation set describing drying process of an infinite plate are derived and given. Such explicit solutions have not yet been published before. Besides their irreplaceable theoretical value, analytical solutions can also serve as benchmark to check the results of recently rapidly developing numerical calculation and study various computational methods. In addition, some mathematical skills used in this paper are special and deserve further attention.
Explicit Analytical Solutions of Linear and Nonlinear Interior Heat and Mass Transfer Equation Sets for Drying Process
Contributed by the Heat Transfer Division for publication in the JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER. Manuscript received by the Heat Transfer Division June 1, 2001; revision received March 27, 2002. Associate Editor: M. L. Hunt.
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Cai , R., and Zhang, N. (January 29, 2003). "Explicit Analytical Solutions of Linear and Nonlinear Interior Heat and Mass Transfer Equation Sets for Drying Process ." ASME. J. Heat Transfer. February 2003; 125(1): 175–178. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1482401
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