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2014 Volume 1, Number 1

Numerical Tools for a BFB Calciner Reactor: CFD and Thermodynamic Models
Myrto Zeneli, Konstantinos Atsonios, Nikos Nikolopoulos, Aristeidis Nikolopoulos, Panagiotis Grammelis and Emmanuel Kakaras
Keywords: Calcium looping; CO2 capture; Process Modeling; CFD; Calcination

Study on Drag Coefficient of Gelled Crude Oil Particles
Xiaoyan Liu, Chenchen Zhao, Xiaoqing Li, Lijun Liu and Youhang Li
Keywords: Multi-phase flow; Water-gelled crude oil; Drag coefficient

An Approach to Calculate Transient Heat Flow through Transparent Materials
Qiumin Dai, Xiande Fang
Keywords: Laplace transform; Response factor method; Cabin; Cooling load

Numerical Analysis of Cold Injury of Skin in Cryogen Spray Cooling for Laser Dermatologic Surgery
Dong Li, Wen-Juan Wu, Bin Chen, Ya-Ling He, Lin Zhuang Xing and Guo-Xiang Wang
Keywords: Cryogen spray cooling; Port wine stain; Laser surgery; Cold injury; Numerical analysis

2014 Volume 1, Number 2

Computational Investigation of Transport Processes during High Energy Materials Processing Application using a Hybrid Lattice Boltzmann Model
Dipankar Chatterjee
Keywords: Numerical simulation; Hybrid lattice Boltzmann model; Laser surface alloying; Materials processing; Microstructure prediction

Numerical Simulation of Mixed Convection Heat and Mass Transfers with Film Evaporation of Water or Acetone in a Vertical Channel
M’hand Oubella, M’barek Feddaoui, and Rachid Mir
Keywords: Film evaporation; Mixed convection; Heat and mass transfer; Vertical channel

Thermal Performance Improvement of a Cylindrical Thermosyphon with Modified Wettability on both Evaporator and Condenser Sections
Chin-Chi Hsu, Da-Chi Yang, Long-Sheng Kuo and Ping-Hei Chen
Keywords: Hydrophilic; Hydrophobic; Thermosyphon; Nanoparticle

Laminar Flow and Heat Transfer of Water-γAl2O3 and Ethylene Glycol-γAl2O3 Mixture in Square Duct
Belkacem Abdellah, Rebhi Mebrouk, and Nabbou Abdelkader
Keywords: Laminar flow; Heat transfer; Nanoparticle concentration; Control volume method

2014 Volume 1, Number 3

Thermal Performance Improvement of a Cylindrical Thermosyphon with Modified Wettability on both Evaporator and Condenser Sections
Chin-Chi Hsu, Da-Chi Yang, Long-Sheng Kuo, and Ping-Hei Chen
Keywords: Hydrophilic; Hydrophobic; Thermosyphon; Nanoparticle

Mass Transfer at the Confining Wall of an Electrochemical Cell in the Presence of Angled Disc Promoter
B. Niranjana Rao, B.S.G. Ramaprasad, M.S.N. Murty, and K.V. Ramesh
Keywords: Mass transfer coefficient; Ionic mass transfer; Turbulent promoter; Inclined disc; Angled disc; Friction factor; Electrochemical cell

Diffusiophoresis of a Colloidal Sphere in Nonelectrolyte Gradients within a Spherical Cavity
Tai C. Lee and Huan J. Keh
Keywords: Diffusiophoresis; Diffusion; Stokes Flow; Colloid; Boundary Effect

A Study on Critical Radius and Crossover Radius of Insulation for Various Heat Transfer Problems
Abdul Razak.R.Kaladgi, Mohammed Samee, and Ramis M.K
Keywords: Crossover radius; Critical radius; Heat transfer rate; Thermal conductivity; Convective heat transfer coefficient

2015 Volume 2, Number 1

Presence of Pressure Gradient on Laminar Boundary Layer over a Permeable Surface with Convective Boundary Condition
Yahaya Shagaiya Daniel and Simon K. Daniel
Keywords: Boundary layer; Pressure gradient; Homotopy Analysis Method (HAM); Convective boundary condition

Presence of Heat Generation/Absorption on Boundary Layer Slip Flow of Nanofluid over a Porous Stretching Sheet
Yahaya Shagaiya Daniel
Keywords: Heat generation/absorption; Boundary layer slip flow; Porous sheet; HAM; Nanofluid; Suction; Blowing

Heat Transfer and Flow-pattern Formation in a Cylindrical Cell with Partially Immersed Heating Element
Neeraj Sharma and Gerardo Diaz
Keywords: Buoyancy-flow; Stratification; Immersed heating element

The Use of Quadrature Method of Moments (QMOM) in Studying the Mechanisms of Aerosol Agglomeration and its Practical Use
Dong Liao, Cheng Wu, Ye Yao, Huiming Hu, Fang Zhao, and Daolai Chen
Keywords: Aerosol; Agglomeration; Mechanisms; QMOM

2015 Volume 2, Number 2

Numerical Simulation of Heat and Mass Transfer in the Evaporation of Glycols Liquid Film along an Insulated Vertical Channel
Abderrahman Nait Alla, M’barek Feddaoui, and Hicham Meftah
Keywords: Mixed convection; Heat and mass transfer; Evaporation, Ethylene and propylene glycol; Vertical channel

Pore Formation from Bubble Entrapment by a Solidification Front
Peng-Sheng Wei and Shih-Yen Hsiao
Keywords: Pore formation; Porosity; Solidification defect; Bubble dynamics; Bubble capture; Bubble entrapment; Solidification; Bubble nucleation

Power Law Fluid Model in Post Treatment Analysis of Wire Coating with Linearly Varying Temperature
S. Baag and S.R. Mishra
Keywords: Power law fluid model; Wire coating; Linearly varying temperature at boundaries; Exact solution

Theoretical Study of Cross Diffusion Effects on Convective Instability of Maxwell Fluid in Porous Medium
S. N. Gaikwad and Shravan S. Kamble
Keywords: Double Diffusive Convection; Maxwell Viscoelastic Fluid; Porous Medium; Soret and Dufour Parameters; Heat and Mass Transfer

2015 Volume 2, Number 3

Food Extrusion Energy Conversion Conjugate Ohmic Heat and Mass Transfer for Stagnation Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow with Physical Multimedia Features
I-Hua Lin and Kai-Long Hsiao
Keywords: Energy conversion; Conjugate heat transfer; Extrusion processing; Mass transfer; Non-Newtonian fluids; Stagnation; Multimedia

Steady MHD Laminar Flows and Heat Transfer Adjacent to Porous Stretching Sheets using HAM
Yahaya Shagaiya Daniel
Keywords: MHD; Heat transfer; Porous stretching sheets; Homotopy analysis method

Numerical Solution of Extended Graetz Problem by Orthogonal Collocation and Crank-Nicholson Method
Belhocine Ali and Wan Zaidi Wan Omar
Keywords: Temperature profile; Laminar flow; Convection; Orthogonal collocation; Crank-Nicholson method

Transient Hydromagnetic Forced Convective Heat Transfer Slip Flow Due to a Porous Rotating Disk with Variable Fluid Properties
M. S. Alam, Nayan K. Poddar, M. M. Rahman, and K. Vajravelu
Keywords: Heat Transfer; Hydromagnetic; Unsteady Flow; Rotating Disk; Slip Flow; Variable Fluid Properties

Influence of Vadasz Number on Convective Instability of Reaction Front in Porous Media
Oussama Khalfi, Karam Allali, and Chakib Abchir
Keywords: Boussinesq approximation; Convection; Darcy law; Linear stability analysis

2016 Volume 3, Number 1

Heat Transfer Analysis in an Axisymmetric Stagnation-Point Flow of Second Grade Fluid over a Lubricated Surface
Manzoor Ahmad, Iftikhar Ahmad, and Muhammad Sajid
Keywords: Axisymmetric flow; Second grade fluid; Heat transfer; Lubricated surface; Slip condition; Hybrid homotopy analysis method

Thermocapillary Migration of a Fluid Sphere in a Circular Tube
Han C. Chiu and Huan J. Keh
Keywords: Thermocapillary Motion; Spherical Drop; Gas Bubble; Boundary Effect; Circular Tube

Influence of Vadasz Number on Convective Instability of Reaction Front in Porous Media
Oussama Khalfi, Karam Allali, and Chakib Abchir
Keywords: Boussinesq approximation; Convection; Darcy law; Linear stability analysis

Wire Coating Analysis in MHD Flow and Heat Transfer of a Radiative Third Grade Fluid with Variable Viscosity in a Porous Medium
M. K. Nayak
Keywords: Wire coating, Reynolds model, Vogel’s model, Third grade fluid, Porosity, Thermal radiation

2016 Volume 3, Number 2

Solidification Characteristics of Brass in a Direct Chill Caster
Mainul Hasan and Latifa Begum
Keywords: Brass; Solidification; Mushy region; VDC casting; Ingot caster; 3D CFD modeling; Porous filter; Non-Darcy model; Turbulent melt flow

Numerical Investigation of the Flow Characteristics of Liquid Film in the Process of Falling Film Evaporation
Lin Zhang, Xuecheng Fan, Weigang Xu, Feng Jiang, Yang Wang, Zexun Hu,Xiao Jiang,and Liqun Zhao
Keywords: Falling film evaporation; Steam-water two-phase flow; Wall shear stress; Liquid film thickness; Numerical simulations

Simple Algebraic Treatment of Unsteady Heat Conduction in Solid Spheres with Heat Convection Exchange to Fluids Covering the Entire Time Domain
Marcelo Marucho and Antonio Campo-Garcia
Keywords: Unsteady 1-D heat conduction; Solid sphere; 1-D composite lumped model; Temperature distribution; Total heat transfer

2016 Volume 3, Number 3

Heat and Mass Transfer Effects on MHD Natural Convection Flow Past an Impulsively Moving Vertical Plate with Ramped Temperature
Siva Reddy Sheri, Ali J. Chamkha, and Anjan Kumar Suram
Keywords: Heat and Mass transfer; MHD; Natural convection; Ramped temperature; FEM

A New Daubechies Orthogonal Discrete Wavelet Transform with Permutation Preconditioner Method for the Numerical Solution of EHL Problems
S. C. Shiralashetti and M. H. Kantli
Keywords: Elastohydrodynamic lubrication; Grease Elastohydrodynamic lubrication; GMRES; Wavelet preconditioner; Permutation; Daubechies (Db4) wavelets

MHD Non-Newtonian Casson Fluid Heat and Mass Transfer Flow with Exothermic/Endothermic Binary Chemical Reaction and Activation Energy
Kh. Abdul Maleque
Keywords: MHD Non-Newtonian Casson fluid; Exothermic/Endothermic Chemical Reaction; Activation Energy; Porous Plate

Finite Element Analysis of Unsteady Natural Convective Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow of Nanofluids inside a Tilted Square Enclosure in the Presence of Oriented Magnetic Field
K. S. Al Kalbani, M. S. Alam, and M. M. Rahman
Keywords: Finite element method; Nanofluid; Inclined magnetic field; Natural convection; Square enclosure; Brownian motion

2016 Volume 3, Number 4

Wall-to-Bulk Mass Transfer in Cocurrent Upflow Bubble Column with Coaxially Placed String of Spheres
P. Rohini Kumar, K. Ashok Kumar, P. Venkateswarlu, and K.V. Ramesh
Keywords: Bubble column; Gas-liquid flow; Mass transfer coefficient; Liquid-wall mass transfer; Turbulent promoter; String of spheres

Numerical Analysis of Natural Convection inside Cubical Cavities Exposed to Diverse Boundary Conditions
E.L.M. Padilla, M.A.S. Lourenço, and A. Campo
Keywords: Natural convection; Steady and unsteady flow; Differentially heated cubical cavity

Effect of Alterations in V-down Rib on the Performance of an Artificially Roughened Solar Air Heater Duct
Narinderpal Singh Deo, Subhash Chander, and J. S. Saini
Keywords: Solar air heater; Rib roughness; V-down rib; Staggered rib; Nusselt number; Friction factor; Thermohydraulic performance

A Spherical Harmonic Formulation for Radiative Heat Transfer Analysis
Romuald Tapimo and Hervé Thierry Tagne Kamdem
Keywords: Radiative transfer; Spherical harmonics method; Conjugates gradient method; Scattering phase function

2016 Volume 3, Number 5

MHD Free-Convective and Mass Transfer Flow Past a Continuously Moving Semi-Infinite Vertical Porous Plate with Thermal Diffusion
Kh. Abdul Maleque
Keywords: MHD Flow; Heat and Mass transfer; Porous Plate; Thermal Diffusion

Wavelet Based Numerical Solution of Elasto-hydrodynamic Lubrication Problems via Lifting Scheme
S. C. Shiralashetti, M. H. Kantli, and A. B. Deshi
Keywords: Orthogonal and Biorthogonal wavelets; Lifting scheme; Elasto-hydrodynamic lubrication problems

Determination of Temperature Distributions of Fully Wet Rectangular, Triangular, and Parabolic Straight Fins
Jalal Al Lami, Amir Hossein Shourideh, Wael Bou Ajram, Salem Haggag, and Abraham Mansouri
Keywords: Fin; Rectangular; Triangular; Parabolic; Convection; Condensation; Temperature; Relative Humidity

A Comprehensive Review on the Nanofluids Application in the Tubular Heat Exchangers
Maysam Molana
Keywords: Nanofluids; Tubular heat exchangers; Nusselt number; Reynolds number

2016 Volume 3, Number 6

Convective Thermal Analysis of a Turbulent Flow in a Pipe with Two and Three Corrugated Baffles Arranged in Overlap
Hamidou Benzenine, Rachid Saim, Said Abboud and Omar Imine
Keywords: Computation fluid dynamics; Finite volume method; Turbulent flow; Forced convection; Waved baffle

A Discrete Transfer Method for Radiative Transfer through Anisotropically Scattering Media
Steven Audrey Ndjanda Heugang, Hervé Thierry Tagne Kamdem, and François Beceau Pelap
Keywords: Radiative transfer; Participating media; Discrete transfer method; Anisotropy scattering phase function; Legendre polynomials; Henyey-Greenstein

Effect of Moving Flat Plate on Mixed Convection Porous Enclosure with Sinusoidal Heating Side Walls and Internal Heat Generation
Nithyadevi N and Shamadhani Begum
Keywords: Mixed convection; Lid-driven; Non-uniform heating; Porous enclosure; FVM method

Investigations of Natural Convection Heat Transfer in Nanofluids Filled Horizontal Semicircular-Annulus using Nonhomogeneous Dynamic Model
M. J. Uddin, M. S. Alam, N. Al-Salti, and M. M. Rahman
Keywords: Nanofluids; Semicircular-annulus; Dynamic model; Heat transfer; Brownian diffusion; Thermophoresis

2017 Volume 4, Number 1

1-D Model for Mass Transfer Calculation in Vortex Tube using Heat and Mass Transfer Analogy
M. Chatterjee, S. Mukhopadhyay, and P. K. Vijayan
Keywords: Vortex tube; Species separation; 1-d mathematical model; Heat and mass transfer analogy

Natural Convection of Nanofluids in Inclined E-Shaped Enclosures
Dhairya R. Vyas
Keywords: Nanofluid; Natural Convection; E-shape; Rayleigh-Benard convection

Natural Convection in a Square Cavity Containing a Nanofluid and a Partially-heated Square Block at the Centre
Said Bouchta, M’barek Feddaoui, and Hossine El Ihssini
Keywords: Nanofluid; Natural convection; Annulus; Partially heated duct; Square

Effects of Soret, Dufour, Variable Viscosity and Variable Thermal Conductivity on Unsteady Free Convective Flow Past a Vertical Cone
B R Sharma and Bismeeta Buragohain
Keywords: Soret effect; Dufour effect; Variable viscosity; Variable thermal conductivity; Vertical cone; Finite difference method

2017 Volume 4, Number 2

Heat Transfer Effects on MHD 3D Flow of Nanofluid by a Shrinking Surface
K. P. Priyadarsan, M. K. Nayak, and S. Panda
Keywords: MHD; 3D flow; Nanofluid; Thermal radiation; Viscous dissipation; Heat generation

Thermophoresis and Photophoresis of an Aerosol Cylinder with Thermal Stress Slip
Yu C. Chang and Huan J. Keh
Keywords: Thermophoresis; Photophoresis; Thermal Stress Slip; Heat Source Function; Aerosol Cylinder; Slip-Flow Regime

Temperature Dependent Suction/Injection and Variable Properties on Non-Newtonian Casson Mixed Convective MHD Laminar Fluid Flow with Viscous Dissipation and Thermal Radiation
Kh. Abdul Maleque
Keywords: Variable Suction; Variable Properties; MHD Casson Fluid; Viscous Dissipation; Thermal Radiation

Lattice Boltzmann Method for Natural Convection Flows in a Full Scale Cavity Heated from Below
Noureddine Abouricha, Mustapha El Alami, Mounir Kriraa and Khalid Souhar
Keywords: High Rayleigh number; Square cavity; Heat transfer; Lattice Boltzmann method, Under floor heating

2017 Volume 4, Number 3

Application of Finite Element Method to MHD Mixed Convection Chemically Reacting Flow past a Vertical Porous Plate with Cross Diffusion and Biot Number Effects
R. Srinivasa Raju
Keywords: Thermal Diffusion; Diffusion Thermo; MHD; Thermal Radiation; Galerkin Finite Element Method

Influence of Thermophoresis on Unsteady MHD Flow of Radiation Absorbing Kuvshinski Fluid with Non-Linear Heat and Mass Transfer
N. T. M.El-Dabe, A. Refaie Ali and A. A. El-shekhipy
Keywords: Kuvshinski fluid; Thermophoresis; Radiation absorption; Viscous dissipation

Combined Effect of Thermal Modulation and AC Electric Field on the Onset of Electrothermoconvection in Anisotropic Porous Layer
Mahantesh S. Swamy
Keywords: Electrothermal Convection; Dielectric Fluid; Temperature Modulation; Perturbation Method; Brinkman Porous Layer

Parametric Review of Ranque-Hilsch Vortex Tube
Kiran Devade and Ashok Pise
Keywords: Vortex Tube; Energy Separation; Cold Mass Fraction; Stagnation Point; L/D Ratio

2017 Volume 4, Number 4

Exact Analytic Heat Transfer from an Annular Fin with Stepped Rectangular Profile
Antonio Campo and Balaram Kundu
Keywords: Annular fin with stepped rectangular profile; Exact analytical method; Modified Bessel functions; Two-part temperature distribution; Heat transfer rate; Fin efficiency

Numerical Study of Mixed Convection Flows in a U-shaped Channel: Application to the Canadian Well
Meryem NAOUM and Mustapha EL ALAMI
Keywords: Mixed convection; U-shaped channel; Soil – air exchanger; Canadian well; Passive air conditioning; Control volume method; Kasuda Model

On the Nanofluids Application in the Automotive Radiator to Reach the Enhanced Thermal Performance: A Review
Maysam Molana
Keywords: Automotive Radiator; Heat Transfer Enhancement; Nanofluids; Nusselt Number; Reynolds Number

CFD Modeling of the Combustion Characteristics and Stability in Catalytic Micro-Channels
Junjie and Deguang
Keywords: Micro-combustion; Combustion Stability; Thermal Management; Catalytic Combustion; Laminar Flow; Computational Fluid Dynamics

2018 Volume 5, Number 1

Flow and Heat Transfer of a Casson Liquid over a Vertical Stretching Surface: Optimal Solution
K. V. Prasad, K. Vajravelu, Hanumesh Vaidya, M. M. Rashidi, and Neelufer .Z. Basha
Keywords: Transpiration; Casson fluid; Mixed convection; Variable thermal conductivity; Optimal Homotopy analysis method

Wall-to-bed Mass Transfer in Liquid Fluidized Bed with a Unique Internal
G.V.S.K. Reddy, K. Ravindra Kumar, M.S.N. Murty, and K.V. Ramesh
Keywords: Liquid fluidized bed; Mass transfer coefficient; Limiting current; Wall-to-bed mass transfer; Internals

Diffusioosmotic Effects on Water Transport in a PEM Fuel Cell
Hsien Chen Ma and Huan J. Keh
Keywords: Fuel cell; Proton exchange membrane; Water transport; Diffusioosmosis; Electroosmosis

MHD Free Convection Mass Transfer Flow of Radiative Micropolar Fluid with Soret Effect and Uniform Heat and Mass Fluxes
Sanjib Sengupta and Reshmi Deb
Keywords: MHD Free Convection; Mass Transfer; Micropolar Fluid; Porous Medium; Thermal Radiation; Soret Effect

2018 Volume 5, Number 2

Numerical Investigation for Smoke Management Vehicular Traffic Tunnels
Mahmoud A. Fouad and Ramy M. Ragab
Keywords: Smoke Management; Vehicular Tunnels; Ventilation; Visibility; FDS

Unsteady MHD Flow of Two Immiscible Fluids and Heat Transfer through a Horizontal Channel
P. R. Sharma and Ruchika Mehta
Keywords: Immiscible fluids; Unsteady; Channel; Electrically conducting; Porous; Perturbation; Skinfriction; Nusselt number

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