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Engineering | Emerging Topics in Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media - From Bioengineering and Microelectronics

Emerging Topics in Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media

From Bioengineering and Microelectronics to Nanotechnology

Vadasz, Peter (Ed.)

2008, XIV, 329 p.

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  • First major reference to cover theory and applications from bioengineering and microelectronics to nanotechnology
  • Articles by top experts in the field
  • Multidisciplinary approach touches on most areas of modern applications of heat and mass transfer in porous media

This book provides a unique collection of articles reviewing the state-of-the-art in the field of heat and mass transfer in porous media with particular emphasis to emerging technologies, from bioengineering and bio-tissues and microelectronics to nanotechnology. The integration of the different topics is presented via a combination of theoretical and applied methodology to provide a self-contained major reference that is appealing to both the scientist and the engineer.

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Researchers and graduate students, developers in industrial companies.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Bioengineering and bioconvection in porous media - Metal and Ceramic Foams - Microelectronics and passive thermal control with Porous Med - Nanotechnology and Nano-heat transfer in Porous Media - Technologie - Vibration - bioengineering - heat transfer - microelectronics - modeling - nanotechnology - tissue - transport

Related subjects » Biomedical Engineering - Biophysics & Biological Physics - Engineering - Hydrogeology

Table of contents 

Preface Chapter 1: Wang, L.Q., Xu, M., Wei, X. - Dual-Phase-Lagging and Porous-Medium Heat Conduction Processes Chapter 2: Haji-Sheikh, A. & Minkowycz, W.J. - Heat Transfer Analysis under Local Thermal Non-Equilibrium Conditions Chapter 3: Nield, D. A. - Generalized Heterogeneity Effects on the Onset of Convection in a Porous Medium. Chapter 4: Rees, D.A.S., Selim, A., Ennis-King, J.P. - The Instability of Unsteady Boundary Layers in Porous Media. Chapter 5: Vadasz, P. โ€“ Analytical Transition to Weak Turbulence and Chaotic Natural Convection in Porous Media. Chapter 6: Govender, S. - Natural Convection in Gravity-Modulated Porous Media Chapter 7: Pedramrazi, Y., Charrier-Mojtabi, M.C., Mojtabi, A. โ€“ Thermal Vibrational Convection in a Porous Medium Saturated by a Pure or Binary Fluid. Chapter 8: Kuznetsov, A.V. โ€“ New Developments in Bioconvection in Porous Media: Bioconvection Plumes, Bio-Thermal Convection, and Effects of Vertical Vibration. Chapter 9: Kanafer, K., Vafai, K.- Macromolecular Transport in Arterial Walls: Current and Future Directions. Chapter 10: Khanafer, K., AlAmiri, A., Pop, I., Bull, J.L.- Flow and Heat Transfer in Biological Tissues: Application of Porous Media Theory. Chapter 11: Krishnan, S., Murthy, J.Y., Garimella, S.V. - Metal Foams as Passive Thermal Control Systems. Chapter 12: Vadasz, P. - Nano-fluid Suspensions and Bi-Composite Media as Derivatives of Interface Heat Transfer Modelling in Porous Media. Subject Index

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