Thermofluid Modeling for Energy Efficiency Applications

Thermofluid Modeling for Energy Efficiency Applications

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Thermofluid Modeling for Sustainable Energy Applications provides a collection of the most recent, cutting-edge developments in the application of fluid mechanics modeling to energy systems and energy efficient technology.

Each chapter introduces relevant theories alongside detailed, real-life case studies that demonstrate the value of thermofluid modeling and simulation as an integral part of the engineering process.

Research problems and modeling solutions across a range of energy efficiency scenarios are presented by experts, helping users build a sustainable engineering knowledge base.

The text offers novel examples of the use of computation fluid dynamics in relation to hot topics, including passive air cooling and thermal storage. It is a valuable resource for academics, engineers, and students undertaking research in thermal engineering.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20.57mm | 590g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Approx. 200 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 012802397X
  • 9780128023976

Table of contents

1. Performance Evaluation of Hybrid Earth Pipe Cooling with Horizontal Piping System 2. Thermal Efficiency Modeling in a Subtropical Data Center 3. Natural Convection Heat Transfer in the Partitioned Attic Space 4. Application of Nanofluid in Heat Exchangers for Energy Savings 5. Effects of Perforation Geometry on the Heat Transfer Performance of Extended Surfaces 6. Numerical Study of Flow Through a Reducer for Scale Growth Suppression 7. Parametric Analysis of Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency in Building in Subtropical Climate 8. Residential Building Wall Systems: Energy Efficiency and Carbon Footprint 9. Cement Kiln Process Modeling to Achieve Energy Efficiency by Utilizing Agricultural Biomass as Alternative Fuels 10. Modeling and Simulation of Heat and Mass Flow by ASPEN HYSYS for Petroleum Refining Process in Field Application 11. Modeling of Solid and Bio-Fuel Combustion Technologies 12. Ambient Temperature Rise Consequences for Power Generation in Australia
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About M. Masud K. Khan

M. Masud K. Khan obtained his PhD in Engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia in 1990. He is currently a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology at the Central Queensland University, Australia. His research and teaching interests are in the area of fluid mechanics, non-Newtonian fluids, thermofluids and renewable and sustainable energy technologies. He has a long history of working on and solving many complex industry based projects. He has received various research project grants, has published over 220 research articles in journals and conferences, including 7 book chapters. He serves in the Editorial Board of four international journals and is a reviewer of scientific articles of several journals. He held three visiting professorial positions in the US and Canada, and is a member of the Institute of Engineers, Australia, the Australian Society of Rheology, the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society and the Australasian Association of Engineering Education. Nur M. S. Hassan obtained his PhD in Engineering from Central Queensland University, Australia in 2011. He holds BSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science and is a recognized expert in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) at Central Queensland University. Dr. Hassan has wide experience in the experimental study and numerical simulation of engineering problems, particularly relating to fluid flow systems, heat transfer and renewable energy and has published over 42 scientific articles in journals and conferences including book chapters. He is a reviewer of scientific articles of several journals and is a member of the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, the Australian Fluid and Thermal Engineering Society, the Australian Society of Rheology and the Australasian Association of Engineering Education.
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