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The Newman Lectures on Transport Phenomena

1st Edition

By John S. Newman, Vincent S. Battaglia

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250 pages

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pub: 2019-03-31
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The author is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, Washington, DC, USA, and has won numerous national awards including every award offered by the Electrochemical Society, USA. His motto, as known by his colleagues, is "do it right the first time." He has been teaching undergraduate and graduate core subject courses at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), USA, since joining the faculty in 1966. His method is to write out, in long form, everything he expects to convey to his class on a subject on any given day. He has maintained and updated his lecture notes from notepad to computer throughout his career. This book is an exact reproduction of those notes.

Table of Contents

Basic Transport Relations

Conservation Laws and Transport Laws

Fluid Mechanics

Microscopic Interpretation of the Momentum Flux

Heat Transfer in a Pure Fluid

Concentrations and Velocities in Mixtures

Material Balances and Diffusion

Relaxation Time for Diffusion

Multicomponent Diffusion

Heat Transfer in Mixtures

Transport Properties

Entropy Production

Coupled Transport Processes

Laminar Flow Solutions


Simple Flow Solutions

Stokes Flow Past a Sphere

Flow to a Rotating Disk

Singular Perturbation Expansions

Creeping Flow Past a Sphere

Mass Transfer to a Sphere in Stokes Flow

Mass Transfer to a Rotating Disk

Boundary-Layer Treatment of a Flat Plate

Boundary-Layer Equations of Fluid Mechanics

Curved Surfaces and Blasius Series

The Diffusion Boundary Layer

Blasius Series for Mass Transfer

Graetz–Nusselt–Leveque Problem

Natural Convection

High Rates of Mass Transfer

Heterogeneous Reaction at a Flat plate

Mass Transfer to the Rear of a Sphere in Stokes Flow

Spin Coating

Transport in Turbulent Flow

Turbulent Flow and Hydrodynamic Stability

Time Averages and Turbulent Transport

Universal Velocity Profile and Eddy Viscosity

Turbulent Flow in a Pipe

Integral Momentum Method for Boundary Layers

Use of the Universal Eddy Viscosity for Turbulent Boundary Layers

Mass Transfer in Turbulent Flow

Mass Transfer in Turbulent Pipe Flow

Mass Transfer in Turbulent Boundary Layers

About the Authors

John S. Newman is Charles W. Tobias Chair of Electrochemistry, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), USA. Before joining UC Berkeley, he was a senior scientist and principal investigator at the Energy Technologies Area (ETA), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA. He received his BS degree from Northwestern University, Illinois, USA, and MS degree and PhD from UC Berkeley. He has been a recipient of the Onsager Professorship, 2002, of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. His current research focus is on analysis and design of electrochemical systems, with batteries and fuel cells receiving the most attention. He is the author of over 300 technical publications, numerous plenary and invited lectures, and the book Electrochemical Systems.

Vincent S. Battaglia is a research scientist and group lead of Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Division of ETA. He received his BS degree in chemical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, and his MS degree and PhD in chemical engineering from UC Berkeley. He joined Argonne National Laboratory, Washington, DC, as a postdoctoral fellow and was later appointed as a chemical engineer, then technical coordinator for DOC PNGV office and coordinator of DOE VTO Battery Research there. He specializes in electrochemical energy storage and conversion and has received the Pacesetter Award from Argonne National Laboratory, the DOE R&D Award, the 2013 R&D 100 Award, and the FMC Corporation external research collaboration award.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
SCIENCE / Physics