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Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics: An Introduction to Nuclear Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

1st Edition

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Robert E. Masterson
September 18, 2019

Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulic Systems provides a comprehensive approach to nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics, reflecting the latest technologies, reactor designs, and safety considerations. The text makes extensive use of color images, internet links, computer graphics, and other innovative techniques...

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB Applications

3rd Edition

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Yogesh Jaluria
September 17, 2019

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB® Applications provides systematic and efficient approaches to the design of thermal systems, which are of interest in a wide range of applications. It presents basic concepts and procedures for conceptual design, problem formula...

Heat Exchangers: Selection, Rating, and Thermal Design, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Sadik Kakaç, Hongtan Liu, Anchasa Pramuanjaroenkij
February 05, 2020

Heat exchangers are essential in a wide range of engineering applications, including power plants, automobiles, airplanes, process and chemical industries, and heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Revised and fully updated with new problem sets, Heat Exchangers: Selection, Rating,...

Gas Turbine Combined Cycle Power Plants

1st Edition

S. Can Gülen
January 16, 2020

This book covers the design, analysis, and optimization of the cleanest, most efficient fossil fuel-fired electric power generation technology at present and in the foreseeable future. The book contains a wealth of first principles-based calculation methods comprising key formulae, charts, rules of...

Polymers and Multicomponent Polymeric Systems: Thermal, Thermo-Mechanical and Dielectric Analysis

1st Edition

Jose James, Pramoda Kumari Pallathadka, Sabu Thomas
December 09, 2019

In recent years, multicomponent polymers have generated much interest due to their excellent properties, unique morphology, and high-end applications. This book focuses on thermal, thermo-mechanical, and dielectric analysis of polymers and multicomponent polymeric systems such as blends,...

Phase Change Material-Based Heat Sinks: A Multi-Objective Perspective

1st Edition

Srikanth Rangarajan, C. Balaji
December 02, 2019

Phase-change Material based heat sinks and associated optimization remains a topic of great interest, as evident from the increasing number of citations and new applications and miniaturization. Often the multi objective perspective of such heat sinks is ignored. This book introduces the readers to...

Origin of Temporal (t > 0) Universe: Connecting with Relativity, Entropy, Communication and Quantum Mechanics

1st Edition

Francis T.S. Yu
November 21, 2019

The essence of temporal universe creation is that any analytical solution has to comply with the boundary condition of our universe; dimensionality and causality constraints. The essence of this book is to show that everything has a price within our temporal (t > 0) universe; energy and time....

Convective Heat Transfer in Porous Media

1st Edition

Yasser Mahmoudi, Kamel Hooman, Kambiz Vafai
November 20, 2019

Focusing on heat transfer in porous media, this book covers recent advances in nano and macro’ scales. Apart from introducing heat flux bifurcation and splitting within porous media, it highlights two-phase flow, nanofluids, wicking, and convection in bi-disperse porous media. New methods in...

Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics: An Introduction to Nuclear Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

1st Edition

Robert E. Masterson
September 18, 2019

Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulic Systems provides a comprehensive approach to nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics, reflecting the latest technologies, reactor designs, and safety considerations. The text makes extensive use of color images, internet links, computer graphics, and other innovative techniques...

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB Applications

3rd Edition

Yogesh Jaluria
September 17, 2019

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB® Applications provides systematic and efficient approaches to the design of thermal systems, which are of interest in a wide range of applications. It presents basic concepts and procedures for conceptual design, problem...

Statistical Thermodynamics: Understanding the Properties of Macroscopic Systems

1st Edition

Lukong Cornelius Fai, Gary Matthew Wysin
September 05, 2019

Statistical thermodynamics and the related domains of statistical physics and quantum mechanics are very important in many fields of research, including plasmas, rarefied gas dynamics, nuclear systems, lasers, semiconductors, superconductivity, ortho- and para-hydrogen, liquid helium, and so on....

Introduction to Renewable Energy Conversions

1st Edition

Sergio C. Capareda
August 21, 2019

Introduction to Renewable Energy Conversions examines all the major renewable energy conversion technologies with the goal of enabling readers to formulate realistic resource assessments. The text provides step-by-step procedures for assessing renewable energy options and then moves to the design...

Heat and Mass Transfer in Drying of Porous Media

1st Edition

Peng Xu, Agus P. Sasmito, Arun S. Mujumdar
August 05, 2019

Heat and Mass Transfer in Drying of Porous Media offers a comprehensive review of heat and mass transfer phenomena and mechanisms in drying of porous materials. It covers pore-scale and macro-scale models, includes various drying technologies, and discusses the drying dynamics of fibrous porous...

Sturge's Statistical and Thermal Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Jeffrey Olafsen
July 19, 2019

The original work by M.D. Sturge has been updated and expanded to include new chapters covering non-equilibrium and biological systems. This second edition re-organizes the material in a more natural manner into four parts that continues to assume no previous knowledge of thermodynamics. The four...

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