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Numerical solution of a two-dimensional simulation on heat and mass transfer through cloth. (English) Zbl 1090.65104
Summary: This paper presents a mathematical model for heat and moisture transfer through cloth. A two-dimensional mathematical model, which considers complicated heat and mass transfer is developed. The coupled partial differential equations are created based on integrations of porous medium equations and heat, diffusion equations. A nonlinearized implicit finite-difference method is presented to find numerical solutions of the two-dimensional simulation model. Results obtained by the present method are found to agree satisfactorily with the experimental data available in the literature.

65M06 Finite difference methods for initial value and initial-boundary value problems involving PDEs
35K15 Initial value problems for second-order parabolic equations
76S05 Flows in porous media; filtration; seepage
76M20 Finite difference methods applied to problems in fluid mechanics
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