Application of Control Volume based Finite Element Method (CVFEM) for Nanofluid Flow and Heat Transfer - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128141526

Application of Control Volume based Finite Element Method (CVFEM) for Nanofluid Flow and Heat Transfer

1st Edition

Authors: Mohsen Sheikholeslami
Paperback ISBN: 9780128141526
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st September 2018
Page Count: 818
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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    2. Detailed explanation of Control Volume based Finite Element Method (CVFEM)
    3. Application of CVFEM for incompressible fluid flow and heat transfer and sample code
    4. Nanofluid free convection heat transfer by means of CVFEM
    5. Nanofluid forced and mixed convection heat transfer by means of CVFEM
    6. Nanofluid thermal radiation heat transfer by means of CVFEM
    7. Effect of electric field on nanofluid flow and heat transfer by means of CVFEM
    8. Effect of constant magnetic field on nanofluid flow and heat transfer by means of CVFEM
    9. Effect of non-uniform magnetic field on nanofluid flow and heat transfer by means of CVFEM
    10. Darcy law for nanofluid hydrothermal behaviour in porous media by means of CVFEM
    11. Non-Darcy model for nanofluid flow and heat transfer in porous media by means of CVFEM
    12. Effect of melting heat transfer on nanofluid flow by means of CVFEM

Description

Control Volume based Finite Element Methods (CVFEM) is a powerful numerical method that uses the advantages of both finite volume and finite element methods for simulation of multi-physics problems in complex geometries. It has several important applications in heat transfer and nanofluid flow.

In this book, CVFEM is applied to solve various application of nanofluid in heat transfer enhancement. At first this is introduced by details. And then Nanofluid flow and heat transfer, Magnetohydrodynamic flow, Electrohydrodynamic flow and heat transfer, Melting heat transfer, nanofluid flow in porous media within several examples are explained.

This is an important research reference that will help readers understand the principles and applications of this novel method for the analysis of nanofluid behaviour in a range of external forces

Key Features

  • Explains governing equations for nanofluid as working fluid
  • Includes several CVFEM codes for use in nanofluid flow analysis
  • Shows how external forces such as electric fields and magnetic field effects nanofluid flow

Readership

Materials scientists, physicists, mathematicians and information scientists analyzing the performance of nanolfuid flow


Details

No. of pages:
818
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128141526

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About the Authors

Mohsen Sheikholeslami Author

M. Sheikholeslami received his B.Sc. from the School of Mechanical Engineering at Mazandaran University and his M.Sc. and PHD in Energy Conversion from the School of Mechanical Engineering at Babol University of Technology in Iran. His research interests are CFD, mesoscopic modeling of fluid flow using LBM, and Monte Carlo Methods. He is also working on applications of Nonlinear Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Iran