convection circulation

convection circulation

In a hot-water heating system, the movement of water through the pipes as a result of gravity which causes the lighter, warm water in the system to rise, and the cool water to fall.
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Benard cells have very noticeable centers and are produced by convection circulation patterns induced by solvent evaporation in paint films.