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Advances in Heat Transfer - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128207376, 9780128207383

Advances in Heat Transfer, Volume 52

1st Edition

Serial Editors: John Abraham John Gorman Dr. Wolodymyr Minkowycz
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128207376
eBook ISBN: 9780128207383
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 4th November 2020
Page Count: 592
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Table of Contents

  1. Analyses of buoyancy-driven convection

Tie Wei

2. Convective heat transfer in different porous passages

A. Haji-Sheikh, Filippo de Monte and W.J. Minkowycz

3. Heat exchange between the human body and the environment: A comprehensive, multi-scale numerical simulation

John M. Gorman, Matthew Regnier and John P. Abraham

4. Pressure drop and heat transfer in the entrance region of microchannels

Zhipeng Duan and Hao Ma

5. Predicting mesoscale spectral thermal conductivity using advanced deterministic phonon transport techniques

Jackson R. Harter, Todd S. Palmer and P. Alex Greaney

6. An overview of mathematical models and modulated-heating protocols for thermal ablation

A. Andreozzi, M. Iasiello and C. Tucci

7. Thermal stimulation of targeted neural circuits via remotely controlled nano-transducers: A therapy for neurodegenerative disorders

Erfan Kosari and Kambiz Vafai


Advances in Heat Transfer, Volume 52, provides in-depth review articles from a broader scope than in traditional journals or texts, with this comprehensive release covering chapters on Thermal Convection Studies at the University of Minnesota, Convective heat transfer in porous passages that depends on the values of the Sparrow numbers, Automatic Code Differentiation for Thermal-Fluid Problems, Advances in Vapor Chambers and Phase Change Heat Spreaders, Pressure Drop and Heat Transfer in the Entrance Region of Microchannels, Predicting spectral thermal conductivity at the mesoscale with advanced deterministic phonon transport techniques, and Modulated-heating protocols applied to hyperthermia/thermal ablation.

Key Features

  • Fills the information gap between regularly scheduled journals and university-level textbooks by providing in-depth review articles over a broader scope than in traditional journals or texts
  • Provides essential reading for all mechanical, chemical and industrial engineers working in the field of heat transfer
  • Presents a great resource for use in graduate school level courses


Practitioners in industry and academics teaching advanced courses


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About the Serial Editors

John Abraham

John Abraham is at University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN, USA

John Gorman

John Gorman is at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Dr. Wolodymyr Minkowycz