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Introduction to Tsallis Entropy Theory in Water Engineering

1st Edition

Vijay P. Singh
July 26, 2017

Focuses On an Emerging Field in Water Engineering A broad treatment of the Tsallis entropy theory presented from a water resources engineering point of view, Introduction to Tsallis Entropy Theory in Water Engineering fills a growing need for material on this theory and its relevant applications in...

Nanoscale Flow: Advances, Modeling, and Applications

1st Edition

Sarhan M. Musa
July 26, 2017

Understanding the physical properties and dynamical behavior of nanochannel flows has been of great interest in recent years and is important for the theoretical study of fluid dynamics and engineering applications in physics, chemistry, medicine, and electronics. The flows inside nanoscale pores...

Heat Transfer Enhancement with Nanofluids

1st Edition

Vincenzo Bianco, Oronzio Manca, Sergio Nardini, Kambiz Vafai
July 26, 2017

  Nanofluids are gaining the attention of scientists and researchers around the world. This new category of heat transfer medium improves the thermal conductivity of fluid by suspending small solid particles within it and offers the possibility of increased heat transfer in a variety of...

Finite Difference Methods in Heat Transfer

2nd Edition

M. Necati Özişik, Helcio R. B. Orlande, Marcelo J. Colaço, Renato M. Cotta
July 20, 2017

Finite Difference Methods in Heat Transfer, Second Edition focuses on finite difference methods and their application to the solution of heat transfer problems. Such methods are based on the discretization of governing equations, initial and boundary conditions, which then replace a continuous...

Real Gas Flows with High Velocities

1st Edition

Vladimir V. Lunev
June 16, 2017

Despite generations of change and recent, rapid developments in gas dynamics and hypersonic theory, relevant literature has yet to catch up, so those in the field are generally forced to rely on dated monographs to make educated decisions that reflect present-day science. Written by preeminent...

A Shock-Fitting Primer

1st Edition

Manuel D. Salas
June 14, 2017

A defining feature of nonlinear hyperbolic equations is the occurrence of shock waves. While the popular shock-capturing methods are easy to implement, shock-fitting techniques provide the most accurate results. A Shock-Fitting Primer presents the proper numerical treatment of shock waves and other...

Numerical Techniques for Direct and Large-Eddy Simulations

1st Edition

Xi Jiang, Choi-Hong Lai
June 14, 2017

Compared to the traditional modeling of computational fluid dynamics, direct numerical simulation (DNS) and large-eddy simulation (LES) provide a very detailed solution of the flow field by offering enhanced capability in predicting the unsteady features of the flow field. In many cases, DNS can...

Atomization and Sprays

2nd Edition

Arthur H. Lefebvre, Vincent G. McDonell
April 04, 2017

The second edition of this long-time bestseller provides a framework for designing and understanding sprays for a wide array of engineering applications. The text contains correlations and design tools that can be easily understood and used in relating the design of atomizers to the resulting spray...

Wicking in Porous Materials: Traditional and Modern Modeling Approaches

1st Edition

Reza Masoodi, Krishna M. Pillai
March 29, 2017

A comprehensive presentation of wicking models developed in academia and industry, Wicking in Porous Materials: Traditional and Modern Modeling Approaches contains some of the most important approaches and methods available, from the traditional Washburn-type models to the latest Lattice-Boltzmann...

Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology, Second Edition

2nd Edition

George E. Totten, Victor J. De Negri
March 29, 2017

Detailing the major developments of the last decade, the Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology, Second Edition updates the original and remains the most comprehensive and authoritative book on the subject. With all chapters either revised (in some cases, completely) or expanded to account for new...

Heat Pipes and Solid Sorption Transformations: Fundamentals and Practical Applications

1st Edition

L.L Vasiliev, Sadik Kakaç
March 29, 2017

Developing clean energy and utilizing waste energy has become increasingly vital. Research targeting the advancement of thermally powered adsorption cooling technologies has progressed in the past few decades, and the awareness of fuel cells and thermally activated (heat pipe heat exchangers)...

Nanoparticle Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

1st Edition

W. J. Minkowycz, E M Sparrow, J. P. Abraham
March 29, 2017

Featuring contributions by leading researchers in the field, Nanoparticle Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow explores heat transfer and fluid flow processes in nanomaterials and nanofluids, which are becoming increasingly important across the engineering disciplines. The book covers a wide range, from...

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