1st Edition

Microscale and Nanoscale Heat Transfer Analysis, Design, and Application

Edited By Mourad Rebay, Sadik Kakaç, Renato M. Cotta Copyright 2016
    505 Pages 21 Color & 252 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Microscale and Nanoscale Heat Transfer: Analysis, Design, and Applications features contributions from prominent researchers in the field of micro- and nanoscale heat transfer and associated technologies and offers a complete understanding of thermal transport in nano-materials and devices. Nanofluids can be used as working fluids in thermal systems; the thermal conductivity of heat transfer fluids can be increased by adding nanoparticles in fluids. This book provides details of experimental and theoretical investigations made on nanofluids for use in the biomechanical and aerospace industries. It examines the use of nanofluids in improving heat transfer rates, covers the numerical approaches for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation of nanofluids, and reviews the experimental results of commonly used nanofluids dispersed in both spherical and nonspherical nanoparticles. It also focuses on current and developing applications of microscale and nanoscale convective heat transfer.

    In addition, the book covers a wide range of analysis that includes:

    • Solid–liquid interface phonon transfer at the molecular level
    • The validity of the continuum hypothesis and Fourier law in nanochannels
    • Conventional methods of using molecular dynamics (MD) for heat transport problems
    • The molecular dynamics approach to calculate interfacial thermal resistance (ITR)
    • A review of experimental results in the field of heat pipes and two-phase flows in thermosyphons
    • Microscale convective heat transfer with gaseous flow in ducts
    • The application of the lattice Boltzmann method for thermal microflows
    • A numerical method for resolving the problem of subcooled convective boiling flows in microchannel heat sinks
    • Two-phase boiling flow and condensation heat transfer in mini/micro channels, and more

    Microscale and Nanoscale Heat Transfer: Analysis, Design, and Applications addresses the need for thermal packaging and management for use in cooling electronics and serves as a resource for researchers, academicians, engineers, and other professionals working in the area of heat transfer, microscale and nanoscale science and engineering, and related industries.

    Interface Resistance and Thermal Transport in Nano-Confined Liquids
    M. Barisik and A. Beskok
    Molecular Dynamics Simulations for Water-Metal Interfacial Thermal Resistance
    Jerry Vera and Yildiz Bayazitoglu
    Convective Heat Transfer Enhancement with Nanofluids: A State-of-the-Art Review
    Sadik Kakaç and A. Pramuanjaroenkij
    Heat Conduction in Nanofluids
    J.L. Wang and X. Zhang
    Thermophysical Properties of Nanofluids
    S. Özerinç, Sadik Kakaç, and A. Güvenç Yazicioğlu
    Stability of Nanofluids: Fundamentals, State-of-the-Art, and Potential Applications
    E.B. Elçioğlu, E. Şimşek, and T. Okutucu-Özyurt
    Numerical Approaches for Convective Heat Transfer with Nanofluids
    I. Sert, N. Sezer-Uzol, and Sadik Kakac
    Heat Pipes and Nanotechnologies
    Leonard L. Vasiliev and Leonid L. Vasiliev, Jr
    Nanofluid Flow Simulation as the Flow through the Porous Media
    A. Tongkratoke, A. Pramuanjaroenkij, and Sadik Kakaç
    Convective Heat Transfer with Gaseous Flow in Microducts
    A. Güvenç Yazicioğlu and Sadik Kakaç
    Numerical Simulation of Combined Microscale Effects on Convective Heat Transfer in Single-Phase Flows
    Mourad Rebay, Y. Kabar, and Sadik Kakaç
    Numerical and Experimental Studies of Liquid and Gas Flow and Heat Transfer in Microchannel and Nozzle
    Ya-Ling He and Wen-Quan Tao
    Analytical-Numerical Solutions for Conjugated Heat Transfer in Multistream Microsystems
    J.L.Z. Zotin, D.C. Knupp, and Renato M. Cotta
    Direct-Inverse Problem Analysis in the Thermal Characterization of Microsystems
    C.P. Naveira-Cotta
    Application of the Lattice Boltzmann Method (LBM) to Thermal Microflows
    A.A. Mohamad and K.M. Issa
    Heat and Fluid Flow of Gases in Porous Media with Micropores: Slip Flow Regime
    M. Mobedi, M. Barisik, and A. Nakayama
    Numerical Analysis of Subcooled Convective Boiling in Microchannels
    Mourad Rebay, G. Mebarki, N. El Wakil, and A. Hamza
    Two-Phase Flow in Microchannels
    N. Caney, H. Louahlia-Gualous, and A. Bontemps


    Mourad Rebay, Sadik Kakac, Renato M. Cotta

    "… better devised, more complete and more detailed than other books nowadays available on the subject. … proposed by experienced and internationally recognized researchers in the area. The major topics of the book, that is, micro-channels and nanofluids, are of great interest nowadays and are currently applied to several practical engineering problems in heat transfer. … of interest for graduate and senior undergraduate students, as well as for practicing engineers and researchers in the fields of heat transfer and fluid mechanics."
    —Helcio R. B. Orlande, Department of Mechanical Engineering, DEM/PEM – Politécnica/COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil