Soret Effect

Soret effect

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(physics)
Thermal diffusion in liquids.

Soret Effect

 

(also thermodiffusion), the diffusion of material in an unevenly heated mixture of gases or a solution caused by the presence of a temperature gradient in the system. The effect is named for the Swiss scientist J. Soret, who was the first to study thermodiffusion (1879).

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Mohamed [46] studied unsteady MHD flow over a vertical moving porous plate with heat generation and Soret effect.
To the best of our knowledge, considerably less work has been done concerning the combined effect of Hall current and Soret effect on chemically reactive magnetomicropolar fluid flow incorporating the effect of rotation in slip flow regime in the presence of radiation and heat absorption.
Many studies concerning the relevance of double diffusive convection in porous enclosures were performed, but Soret effect was seldom taken into account in such medium in the HRL configuration.
In the microgravity environment of space, the diffusion coefficients of the different oil components are constant and the Soret effect is the main factor affecting oil dispersion.
Sattar and Alam [1994] studied the effect of free convection and mass transfer flow past an accelerated vertical porous plate, taking into account of Soret effect.
When heat and mass transfer occur simultaneously in a moving fluid affecting each other causes a cross diffusion effect, the mass transfer caused by temperature gradient is called the Soret effect, while the heat transfer caused by concentration effect is called the Dufour effect.
Kishan, Dufour and Soret Effects on Convective Heat and Mass Transfer in Non-Darcy Doubly Stratified Porous Media, Int.
In view of the importance of this diffusion-thermo effect, Jha and Singh [4] presented an analytical study for free convection and mass transfer flow past an infinite vertical plate moving impulsively in its own plane taking Soret effects into account.
Ferdows, "Dufour and Soret effects on steady MHD combined free-forced convective and mass transfer flow past a semi-infinite vertical plate," The Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, vol.