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Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Two-Phase Flow for Automotive and Power Generation Sectors

Editors: Saha, K., Agarwal, A.K., Ghosh, K., Som, S. (Eds.)

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  • Measurements and modelling of two-phase flows pertaining to the power generation industries
  • Describes industry-relevant state-of-the-art experimental techniques
  • With theoretical and numerical tools for current design optimization methodologies
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This book focuses on the two-phase flow problems relevant in the automotive and power generation sectors. It includes fundamental studies on liquid–gas two-phase interactions, nucleate and film boiling, condensation, cavitation, suspension flows as well as the latest developments in the field of two-phase problems pertaining to power generation systems. It also discusses the latest analytical, numerical and experimental techniques for investigating the role of two-phase flows in performance analysis of devices like combustion engines, gas turbines, nuclear reactors and fuel cells. The wide scope of applications of this topic makes this book of interest to researchers and professionals alike.

About the authors

Kaushik Saha is an Assistant Professor at Centre For Energy Studies in IIT Delhi. He was previously working at Bennett University, India as Assistant Professor. Prior to that Dr. Saha worked at the Energy Systems Division of Argonne National Laboratory, USA. He completed his MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Universities of Connecticut and Waterloo respectively. His research interests are flash boiling for gasoline injectors (GDI), cavitation in fuel injectors, spray atomization and droplet evaporation, advanced combustion strategies for internal combustion engines, urea SCR for NOx reduction and material processing in thermal plasmas. He is a member of Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Society of Automobile Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, Canadian Institute of Combustion Science, Combustion Institute, US and has authored 11 journal articles, 19 conference articles and 1 book chapter.

Avinash K Agarwal is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His areas of interest are IC engines, combustion, alternative fuels, conventional fuels, optical diagnostics, laser ignition, HCCI, emission and particulate control, and large bore engines. He has published 24 books and 230+ international journal and conference papers. Prof. Agarwal is a Fellow of SAE (2012), ASME (2013), ISEES (2015) and INAE (2015). He received several awards such as Prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award-2016 in Engineering Sciences, Rajib Goyal prize-2015, NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award-2012; INAE Silver Jubilee Young Engineer Award-2012; SAE International’s Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award-2008; INSA Young Scientist Award-2007; UICT Young Scientist Award-2007; INAE Young Engineer Award-2005.

Koushik Ghosh is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department in Jadavpur University, India, and has previosuly worked as a scientific officer in the Reactor Safety Division in Bhabha Atomic research Centre, India. His research include heat transfer, multiphase flow, boiling and condensation, and transport in porous media. He has published more than 2 book chapters and 80 research articles in journals and national and international conferences. 

Dr. Sibendu Som has over a decade of experience in enabling technologies for more efficient engine combustion using computational tools. He leads a CFD team at Argonne National Laboratory with research focus on the development of nozzle-flow, spray, and combustion models, using HPC tools for piston engines and gas turbine applications. His team is responsible for developing predictive simulation capabilities for OEMs to develop advanced high-efficiency low-emission engines. He is a co-founder of Argonne’s Virtual Engine Research Institute and Fuels Initiative (VERIFI) program which is aimed at providing predictive simulations for OEMs. Dr. Som has authored more than 110 journal and peer-reviewed conference papers with more than 3100 citations.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Introduction: Two-Phase Flow for Automotive and Power Generation Sectors

    Pages 1-5

    Saha, Kaushik (et al.)

  • Review of an Eulerian $$\varSigma $$-Y Spray Atomization Model for Nozzle Flow and Near-Field Diesel Spray Modeling

    Pages 9-42

    Martí-Aldaraví, Pedro (et al.)

  • Spray Collapse in a Multi-hole GDI Injector and Its Effect on In-Cylinder Combustion

    Pages 43-61

    Kale, Rakesh (et al.)

  • Recent Progress in Primary Atomization Model Development for Diesel Engine Simulations

    Pages 63-107

    Magnotti, Gina M. (et al.)

  • Modeling of High-Pressure Fuel Injection in Internal Combustion Engines

    Pages 109-143

    Yue, Zongyu (et al.)

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eBook 130,89 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-3256-2
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
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Hardcover 166,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-3255-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Two-Phase Flow for Automotive and Power Generation Sectors
Editors
  • Kaushik Saha
  • Avinash K. Agarwal
  • Koushik Ghosh
  • Sibendu Som
Series Title
Energy, Environment, and Sustainability
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-3256-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-3256-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-3255-5
Series ISSN
2522-8366
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 398
Number of Illustrations
47 b/w illustrations, 148 illustrations in colour
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