Special Issue "Heat Transfer Enhancement"
A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2019
Development of modern engineering applications demands the heat transfer enhancement. At the same time, efficient heat transfer equipment is necessary to reduce energy consumption and improve energy savings. Such techniques allow also to reduce emissions and pollution and to obtain more control in carbon dioxide increase. Heat transfer enhancement is both very attractive and challenging in the research and industry fields. It has a fundamental role in improving energy efficiency, as well as in developing thermal systems with high performances. Heat transfer enhancement techniques can be found in different engineering applications, such as solar energy systems, thermal control, electronics cooling, nuclear reactors, heat exchangers, automotive cooling, refrigeration, chemical process, etc. They are classified as passive methods and active methods. In the first method, no direct application of external power is required, whereas in the second method an external power source is necessary. The effectiveness of heat transfer enhancement techniques is strongly related to the heat transfer mechanisms. This can be due to single-phase free convection and dispersed-flow film boiling. Plate fins, nanofluids, and porous insertions can be considered as examples of passive techniques, while magnetic fields, induced vibrations, and rotations are examples of active techniques. The present Special Issue is a good opportunity to collect original papers on the most recent research activities on the topic to provide useful guidelines for future research directions and engineering applications.
Prof. Dr. Mikhail Sheremet
Prof. Oronzio Manca
Prof. Ioan Pop
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- heat and mass transfer
- phase change materials
- porous media
- turbulent transport
- heat-generating elements
- electronics cooling
- solar collectors