Convective Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792312284
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 11/29/2010
  • Series: Nato Science Series E: (closed) , #196
  • Edition description: 1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1098
  • Product dimensions: 2.25 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Transport Processes in a Rapidly Changing World.- Modelling of Transport Phenomena in Porous Media.- Fundamentals of Mechanics of Saturated Porous Media: Basic Equations and Waves.- The Stability of Convective Flows in Porous Media.- Free Convection Heat and Mass Transfer in a Porous Medium.- Natural Convection in a Vertical Porous Annulus.- Non-Darcy Natural Convection in Saturated Porous Media.- Mixed Convection in Saturated Porous Media.- Forced Convective Flow and Heat Transfer Through a Porous Medium Exposed to a Flat Plate or a Channel.- Forced Convection Heat Transfer in a Porous Medium.- Radiation Transport in Porous or Fibrous Media.- Fundamentals of Drying of Capillary-Porous Bodies.- Heat Transfer During Unsaturated Flow in Porous Media.- Buoyancy-Induced Flow and Heat Transfer in Saturated Fissured Media.- Effect of Randomness on Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media.- Analytical Solutions to Transient Convective Mass Transfer Within Porous Media.- Natural Convection in Porous Media with Variable Porosity and Thermal Dispersion Effects.- Convective Flow Interaction and Heat Transfer Between Fluid and Porous Layers.- Temperature Distribution in a Porous Slab with Random Thermophysical Characteristic.- Forced Convection in Packed Tubes and Channels with Variable Porosity and Thermal Dispersion Effects.- Transient Double Diffusive Convection in a Horizontal Fluid Layer Situated on top of a Porous Substrate.- Drying of Wood Residues in a Fixed Bed.- Heat and Mass Transfer in Adsorbent Beds.- Solidification of a Binary Mixture Saturating a Bed of Glass Spheres.- Melting in the Presence of Natural Convection in a Saturated Porous Medium.- Air-Water Two-Phase Flow Pressure Drop in Large Scale Porous Media.- Boiling and Dryout in Unconsolidated Porous Media.- Heat Transfer from a Surface Covered with Hair.- Measurements of Thermal Conductivity in Porous Media.- Determination of Velocity Vectors in Porous Media with Fluorescent Particle Image Velocimetry (FPIV).- Non Invasive Measurement Techniques in Porous Media.- Flash Method of Measuring Thermal Diffusivity and Conductivity.- Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer in Saturated Porous Media. Application to Petroleum Technology.- Drying Complex Porous Materials-Modelling and Experiments.- Some Geophysical Problems Involving Convection in Porous Media.- Porous Surface Boiling and Its Application to Cooling Microelectronic Chips.- Heat and Mass Transfer in Spouted Beds.- Liquid Seeping into Porous Ground.- Future Research Needs in Convective Heat and Mass Transport in Porous Media.

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