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Presents the rigorous models for the simulation of concentration, temperature and velocity distributions in chemical process equipment
Includes the prediction of isotropic and anisotropic diffusivities of mass transfer in turbulent gas-liquid flow
Introduces the simulation of interfacial convections in gas-liquid processes
This book presents a new computational methodology called Computational Mass Transfer (CMT). It offers an approach to rigorously simulating the mass, heat and momentum transfer under turbulent flow conditions with the help of two newly published models, namely the C’2—εC’ model and the Reynolds mass flux model, especially with regard to predictions of concentration, temperature and velocity distributions in chemical and related processes. The book will also allow readers to understand the interfacial phenomena accompanying the mass transfer process and methods for modeling the interfacial effect, such as the influences of Marangoni convection and Rayleigh convection. The CMT methodology is demonstrated by means of its applications to typical separation and chemical reaction processes and equipment, including distillation, absorption, adsorption and chemical reactors. Professor Kuo-Tsong Yu is a Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Xigang Yuan is a Professor at the School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Tianjin University, China.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Closure of Turbulent Mass Transfer Equation - Computational Mass Transfer - Concentration Distribution in Process Equipment - Interfacial Convection - Marangoni Effect on Mass Transfer - Rayleigh Effect on Mass Transfer - Reynolds Mass Flux Model - Two-equation Model