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Péclet number (Pe) - Nishanth Saldanha

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Definition
<math>Pe = \frac{(Convection \, rate)}{(Diffusion \, rate)} = \frac {UL}{D}</math>
U represents linear flow in a control volumein uL, L represents the length scale of the flow in uL and D is the diffusion constantin um<sup>2</sup>/s. This number can also be represented as a ratio of diffusive to convective time scales.
<math>Pe = \frac{(Diffusion \, timescale)}{(Convection \, timescale)}</math>

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