Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Heat Transfer

Mathematical Modelling, Numerical Methods and Information Technology

Edited by Aziz Belmiloudi

Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Rennes, France

Over the past few decades there has been a prolific increase in research and development in area of heat transfer, heat exchangers and their associated technologies. This book is a collection of current research in the above mentioned areas and describes modelling, numerical methods, simulation and information technology with modern ideas and methods to analyse and enhance heat transfer for single and multiphase systems. The topics considered include various basic concepts of heat transfer, the fundamental modes of heat transfer (namely conduction, convection and radiation), thermophysical properties, computational methodologies, control, stabilization and optimization problems, condensation, boiling and freezing, with many real-world problems and important modern applications. The book is divided in four sections : "Inverse, Stabilization and Optimization Problems", "Numerical Methods and Calculations", "Heat Transfer in Mini/Micro Systems", "Energy Transfer and Solid Materials", and each section discusses various issues, methods and applications in accordance with the subjects. The combination of fundamental approach with many important practical applications of current interest will make this book of interest to researchers, scientists, engineers and graduate students in many disciplines, who make use of mathematical modelling, inverse problems, implementation of recently developed numerical methods in this multidisciplinary field as well as to experimental and theoretical researchers in the field of heat and mass transfer.

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Heat TransferMathematical Modelling, Numerical Methods and Information TechnologyEdited by Aziz Belmiloudi

Published: February 14th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/569

ISBN: 978-953-307-550-1

Copyright year: 2011

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102422 Total Chapter Downloads

16 Crossref Citations

35 Web of Science Citations

69 Dimensions Citations

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1. Optimum Fin Profile under Dry and Wet Surface Conditions

By Balaram Kundu and Somchai Wongwises

2527

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2. Thermal Therapy: Stabilization and Identification

By Aziz Belmiloudi

1403

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3. Direct and Inverse Heat Transfer Problems in Dynamics of Plate and Tube Heat Exchangers

By Dawid Taler

2606

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4. Radiative Heat Transfer and Effective Transport Coefficients

By Thomas Christen, Frank Kassubek and Rudolf Gati

2221

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5. Finite Volume Method Analysis of Heat Transfer in Multiblock Grid during Solidification

By Eliseu Monteiro, Regina Almeida and Abel Rouboa

5213

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6. Lattice Boltzmann Numerical Approach to Predict Macroscale Thermal Fluid Flow Problem

By Nor Azwadi Che Sidik and Syahrullail Samion

1781

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7. Efficient Simulation of Transient Heat Transfer Problems in Civil Engineering

By Sebastian Bindick, Benjamin Ahrenholz and Manfred Krafczyk

2855

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8. Applications of Nonstandard Finite Difference Methods to Nonlinear Heat Transfer Problems

By Alaeddin Malek

6047

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9. Fast BEM Based Methods for Heat Transfer Simulation

By Jure Ravnik and Leopold Skerget

2523

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10. Aerodynamic Heating at Hypersonic Speed

By Andrey B. Gorshkov

5429

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11. Thermoelastic Stresses in FG-Cylinders

By Mohammad Azadi and Mahboobeh Azadi

3546

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12. Experimentally Validated Numerical Modeling of Heat Transfer in Granular Flow in Rotating Vessels

By Bodhisattwa Chaudhuri, Fernando J. Muzzio and M. Silvina Tomassone

2851

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13. Introduction to Nanoscale Thermal Conduction

By Patrick E. Hopkins and John C. Duda

3464

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14. Numerical Modeling of Cross-Flow Tube Heat Exchangers with Complex Flow Arrangements

By Dawid Taler, Marcin Trojan and Jan Taler

5056

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15. Study of Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamics in the Fluidized Bed Reactors

By Mahdi Hamzehei

5835

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16. Particle Scale Simulation of Heat Transfer in Fluid Bed Reactors

By Zongyan Zhou, Qinfu Hou and Aibing Yu

3535

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17. Population Balance Model of Heat Transfer in Gas-Solid Processing Systems

By Béla G. Lakatos

1665

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18. Synthetic Jet-Based Hybrid Heat Sink for Electronic Cooling

By Tilak T Chandratilleke, D Jagannatha and R Narayanaswamy

3166

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19. Turbulent Flow and Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Micro Combustor

By Tae Seon Park and Hang Seok Choi

1779

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20. Natural Circulation in Single and Two Phase Thermosyphon Loop with Conventional Tubes and Minichannels

By Henryk Bieliński and Jarosław Mikielewicz

7769

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21. Heat Transfer at Microscale

By Mohammad Hassan Saidi and Arman Sadeghi

5085

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22. Thermal Characterization of Solid Structures during Forced Convection Heating

By Balázs Illés and Gábor Harsányi

1209

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23. Analysis of the Conjugate Heat Transfer in a Multi-Layer Wall including an Air Layer

By Armando Gallegos M., Christian Violante C., José A. Balderas B., Víctor H. Rangel H. and José M. Belman F.

4793

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24. A Closed-Form Solution for the Transient Heat and Moisture Diffusion in a Double-Layer Plate

By Ryoichi Chiba

2181

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25. Frictional Heating in the Strip-Foundation Tribosystem

By Aleksander Yevtushenko and Michal Kuciej

1575

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26. Convective Heat Transfer Analysis of Solar Chimney Power Plant Collectors

By Marco Aurelio Dos Santos Bernardes

5146

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27. Thermal Aspects of Solar Air Collector

By Ehsan Mohseni Languri and Davood Domiri Ganji

3463

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28. Heat Transfer in Porous Media

By Ehsan Mohseni Languri and Davood Domiri Ganji

7699

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