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Computational Transport Phenomena
Numerical Methods for the Solution of Transport Problems

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  • Date Published: August 1997
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521553780

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  • Computational techniques have become indispensable tools in solving complex problems in transport phenomena. This book provides a clear, user-oriented introduction to the subject of computational transport phenomena. Each self-contained chapter includes a detailed worked example and a discussion of the problem system equations. Also included are the numerical methods used; computer code for the solution of the problem system equations; discussion of the numerical solution with emphasis on physical interpretation; and, when appropriate, a comparison of the numerical solution with an analytical solution or a discussion of how the numerical solution goes beyond what can be done analytically, especially for nonlinear problems. Intended for students and a broad range of scientists and engineers, the book includes computer code written in transportable Fortran so the reader can produce the numerical solutions and then extend them to other cases.

    • Emphasis is on 'how to' - each chapter includes a worked example and discussion
    • Programmes available on the WWW so that readers can reproduce programs in the book or apply the programmes to new problems
    • Each chapter is self-contained; readers can select topic of interest
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    • Date Published: August 1997
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521553780
    • length: 470 pages
    • dimensions: 262 x 186 x 30 mm
    • weight: 1.075kg
    • contains: 50 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    M1. Laminar boundary layer flow
    M2. Unsteady laminar flow in a circular tube
    M3. Nonlinear, front-sharpening convective systems
    H1. Heat conduction in a semi infinite system
    H2. One-dimensional heat conduction
    H3. Heat transfer in a circular fin
    H4. Graetz problem with constant wall heat flux
    H5. Graetz problem with constant wall temperature
    H6. Heat exchanger dynamics
    MA1. Dynamic mass transfer model
    MA2. Mass transfer with simultaneous convection and diffusion
    MA3. Transient multicomponent diffusion. (M - momentum transfer
    H - heat transfer
    MA - mass transfer and chemical reaction).

  • Authors

    W. E. Schiesser, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania

    C. A. Silebi, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania

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