Advances in Industrial Heat Transfer presents the basic principles of industrial heat transfer enhancement. Serving as a reference and guide for future research, this book presents a complete approach, from redesigning equipment to the use of nanofluids in industry.
Based on the latest methods of the experiment and their interpretation, this book presents a unified conception of the industrial heat transfer process and procedures which will help decrease global energy consumption. Containing both theoretical and practical results, the book uses text, pictures, graphs, and definitions to illustrate points and highlight concepts.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Industrial Heat Transfer
Alina Adriana Minea
Heat Transfer in Industrial Furnaces
Hans Rinnhofer and Harald Raupenstrauch
Heat Transfer in Process Integration
Emil G. Mihailov and Venko I. Petkov
Convective Flows in Porous Media
Antonio Barletta and Eugenia Rossi di Schio
Heat Transfer in Nanofluids
Vincenzo Bianco, Oronzio Manca, and Sergio Nardini
Enhancement of Thermal Conductivity of Materials Using Different Forms of Natural Graphite
Shanta Desai and James Njuguna
Heat Transfer Enhancement in Process Heating
Alina Adriana Minea
Heat Transfer in Thermoelectricity
Heat Transfer in Fixed and Moving Packed Beds Predicted by the Extended Discrete Element Method
Bernhard J. Peters and Algis Džiugys
Heat Transfer in Organic Rankine Cycle Applications
Sotirios Karellas, Aris-Dimitrios Leontaritis, and Georgios Panousis
Alina Adriana Minea, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the Technical University Gheorghe Asachi of Iasi, Romania. Her areas of interest include heat transfer, mass transfer, furnace gas dynamics, aluminum alloys, heat treatment, furnaces, thermal installations, materials design, and computer-assisted design for furnaces and equipment.
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"…intended for practicing engineers and those who are interested in applied heat transfer…This reference book is a collection of industrial heat transfer topics that should assist thermal engineers to better understand and apply principles of thermal sciences to practical heat transfer problems."
—Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 36 No. 5, 2015