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Péclet number (Pe) - Nishanth Saldanha

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Derivation [3]
The assumption of negligible sources and sinks are made, so as to focus the system on diffusion and convection. Thus,
<math>J = J_{convection}+J_{diffusion} </math>
Mass flow rate, <math> Q </math>, can be defined as <math> Q = C \Delta x\cdot A </math>. Since the convection is the prime source of this mass flow rate in this system, convective flux, <math> J_{convection} </math> is defined as such.

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