IEVref: 113-04-57 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: Péclet number Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: Pe Definition: quantity of dimension 1 characterizing the relative importance of forced convection and thermal conduction, defined by $Pe=\frac{\rho \text{ }{c}_{p}\text{ }v\text{ }l}{\lambda }=\frac{v\text{ }l}{\alpha }$, where ρ is mass density, cp is specific heat capacity at constant pressure, v is speed, l is a specified length, λ is thermal conductivity, and α is thermal diffusivityNOTE The Péclet number is the product of the Reynolds number Re and the Prandtl number Pr, thus Pe = Re ⋅ Pr. Publication date: 2011-04 Source: Replaces: Internal notes: 2017-06-02: Cleanup - Remove Attached Image 113-04-57en.gif CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: