Marco Aurelio Dos Santos Bernardes

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology Luxembourg

Dr.-Ing. Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes serves as a postdoc researcher at the Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor in Luxembourg. His expertise is in the area of energy analysis, life cycle assessment, renewable energy and biofuels. Dr.-Ing. Bernardes has had 10 papers published in journals such as Solar Energy, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, ASME Heat Transfer, a book and book chapters as well. Dr.-Ing. Bernardes' areas of interest include CFD, heat transfer modelling, Solar Chimney Power Plants, thermal processes, thermodynamics. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Stuttgart University in Germany and conducted a postdoctoral research at the Stellenbosch University in South Africa. He was awarded with the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Assessment Award for LCA Projects in Development Countries. Dr.-Ing. Bernardes served as a full professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at CEFET-MG in Belo Horizonte for more than 13 years.

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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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