Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Developments in Heat Transfer

Edited by Marco Aurelio Dos Santos Bernardes

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg

This book comprises heat transfer fundamental concepts and modes (specifically conduction, convection and radiation), bioheat, entransy theory development, micro heat transfer, high temperature applications, turbulent shear flows, mass transfer, heat pipes, design optimization, medical therapies, fiber-optics, heat transfer in surfactant solutions, landmine detection, heat exchangers, radiant floor, packed bed thermal storage systems, inverse space marching method, heat transfer in short slot ducts, freezing an drying mechanisms, variable property effects in heat transfer, heat transfer in electronics and process industries, fission-track thermochronology, combustion, heat transfer in liquid metal flows, human comfort in underground mining, heat transfer on electrical discharge machining and mixing convection. The experimental and theoretical investigations, assessment and enhancement techniques illustrated here aspire to be useful for many researchers, scientists, engineers and graduate students.

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Developments in Heat TransferEdited by Marco Aurelio Dos Santos Bernardes

Published: September 15th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/822

ISBN: 978-953-307-569-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4433-5

Copyright year: 2011

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145266 Total Chapter Downloads

83 Crossref Citations

175 Web of Science Citations

210 Dimensions Citations


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1. Thermal Effects in Optical Fibres

By Paulo André, Ana Rocha, Fátima Domingues and Margarida Facão


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2. Heat Transfer for NDE: Landmine Detection

By Fernando Pardo, Paula López and Diego Cabello


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3. The Heat Transfer Enhancement Analysis and Experimental Investigation of Non-Uniform Cross-Section Channel SEMOS Heat Pipe

By Shang Fu-Min, Liu Jian-Hong and Liu Deng-Ying


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4. Magneto Hydro-Dynamics and Heat Transfer in Liquid Metal Flows

By J. S. Rao and Hari Sankar


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5. Thermal Anomaly and Strength of Atotsugawa Fault, Central Japan, Inferred from Fission-Track Thermochronology

By Ryuji Yamada and Kazuo Mizoguchi


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6. Heat Transfer in Freeze-Drying Apparatus

By Roberto Pisano, Davide Fissore and Antonello A. Barresi


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7. Radiant Floor Heating System

By Byung-Cheon Ahn


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8. Variable Property Effects in Momentum and Heat Transfer

By Yan Jin and Heinz Herwig


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9. Bioheat Transfer

By Alireza Zolfaghari and Mehdi Maerefat


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10. The Manufacture of Microencapsulated Thermal Energy Storage Compounds Suitable for Smart Textile

By Salaün Fabien


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11. Heat Transfer and Thermal Air Management in the Electronics and Process Industries

By Harvey M. Thompson


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12. Unsteady Mixed Convection Flow in the Stagnation Region of a Heated Vertical Plate Embedded in a Variable Porosity Medium with Thermal Dispersion Effects

By S. M. Alharbi and I. A. Hassanien


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13. Heat Generation and Transfer on Biological Tissues Due to High-Intensity Laser Irradiation

By Denise M. Zezell, Patricia A. Ana, Thiago M. Pereira, Paulo R. Correa and Walter Velloso Jr.


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14. Entransy Dissipation Theory and Its Application in Heat Transfer

By Mingtian Xu


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15. Inverse Space Marching Method for Determining Temperature and Stress Distributions in Pressure Components

By Jan Taler, Bohdan Weglowski, Tomasz Sobota, Magdalena Jaremkiewicz and Dawid Taler


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16. Experimental Prediction of Heat Transfer Correlations in Heat Exchangers

By Tomasz Sobota


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17. High Temperature Thermal Devices for Nuclear Process Heat Transfer Applications

By Piyush Sabharwall and Eung Soo Kim


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18. Flow Properties and Heat Transfer of Drag-Reducing Surfactant Solutions

By Takashi Saeki


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19. Entransy - a Novel Theory in Heat Transfer Analysis and Optimization

By Qun Chen, Xin-Gang Liang and Zeng-Yuan Guo


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20. Transient Heat Transfer and Energy Transport in Packed Bed Thermal Storage Systems

By Pei Wen Li, Jon Van Lew, Wafaa Karaki, Cho Lik Chan, Jake Stephens and James. E. O’Brien


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21. Role of Heat Transfer on Process Characteristics During Electrical Discharge Machining

By Ahsan Ali Khan


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22. Thermal Treatment of Granulated Particles by Induction Thermal Plasma

By M. Mofazzal Hossain, Takayuki Watanabe


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23. Method for Measurement of Single-Injector Heat Transfer Characteristics and Its Application in Studying Gas-Gas Injector Combustion Chamber

By Guo-biao Cai, Xiao-wei Wang and Tao Chen


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24. Heat Transfer Related to Gas Hydrate Formation/Dissociation

By Bei Liu, Weixin Pang, Baozi Peng, Changyu Sun and Guangjin Chen


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25. Progress Works of High and Super High Temperature Heat Pipes

By Wei Qu


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26. Design of the Heat Conduction Structure Based on the Topology Optimization

By Yongcun Zhang, Shutian Liu and Heting Qiao


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27. Thermal Modelling for Laser Treatment of Port Wine Stains

By Dong Li, Ya-Ling He and Guo-Xiang Wang


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28. Study of the Heat Transfer Effect in Moxibustion Practice

By Chinlong Huang and Tony W. H. Sheu


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29. Heat and Mass Transfer in Jet Type Mold Cooling Pipe

By Hideo Kawahara


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30. Thermal State and Human Comfort in Underground Mining

By Vidal F. Navarro Torres and Raghu N. Singh


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31. Heat Transfer in the Environment: Development and Use of Fiber-Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing

By Francisco Suárez, Mark B. Hausner, Jeff Dozier, John S. Selker and Scott W. Tyler


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32. Prandtl Number Effect on Heat Transfer Degradation in MHD Turbulent Shear Flows by Means of High-Resolution DNS

By Yoshinobu Yamamoto and Tomoaki Kunugi


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33. Effective Method of Microcapsules Production for Smart Fabrics

By Luz Sánchez-Silva, Paula Sánchez and Juan F. Rodríguez


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34. Heat Conduction in Nonlinear Media

By Michael M. Tilleman


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