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 biomedical and energy conversion applications to materials properties, and addresses aspects that are essential for further progress in the field, including numerical quantification, modeling, simulation, and presentation.
Topics include:A broad review of nanofluid applications, including industrial heat transfer, biomedical engineering, electronics, energy conversion, membrane filtration, and automotiveAn overview of thermofluids and their importance in biomedical applications and heat-transfer enhancementA deeper look at biomedical applications such as nanoparticle hyperthermia treatments for cancersIssues in energy conversion from dispersed forms to more concentrated and utilizable formsIssues in nanofluid properties, which are less predictable and less repeatable than those of other media that participate in fluid flow and heat transferAdvances in computational fluid dynamic (CFD) modeling of membrane filtration at the microscaleThe role of nanofluids as a coolant in microchannel heat transfer for the thermal management of electronic equipmentThe potential enhancement of natural convection due to nanoparticles
Examining key topics and applications in nanoscale heat transfer and fluid flow, this comprehensive book presents the current state of the art and a view of the future. It offers a valuable resource for experts as well as newcomers interested in developing innovative modeling and numerical simulation in this growing field.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 342
Weight: 630 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm
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