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Introduction to Computational Mass Transfer

With Applications to Chemical Engineering

  • Kuo-Tsung Yu
  • Xigang Yuan

Part of the Heat and Mass Transfer book series (HMT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Kuo-Tsung Yu, Xigang Yuan
    Pages 1-49
  3. Kuo-Tsung Yu, Xigang Yuan
    Pages 243-286
  4. Kuo-Tsung Yu, Xigang Yuan
    Pages 287-310
  5. Kuo-Tsung Yu, Xigang Yuan
    Pages 311-378

About this book

Introduction

This book offers an easy-to-understand introduction to the computational mass transfer (CMT) method. On the basis of the contents of the first edition, this new edition is characterized by the following additional materials. It describes the successful application of this method to the simulation of the mass transfer process in a fluidized bed, as well as recent investigations and computing methods for predictions for the multi-component mass transfer process. It also demonstrates the general issues concerning computational methods for simulating the mass transfer of the rising bubble process. This new edition has been reorganized by moving the preparatory materials for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Computational Heat Transfer into appendices, additions of new chapters, and including three new appendices on, respectively, generalized representation of the two-equation model for the CMT, derivation of the equilibrium distribution function in the lattice-Boltzmann method, and derivation of the Navier-Stokes equation using the lattice-Boltzmann model. This book is a valuable resource for researchers and graduate students in the fields of computational methodologies for the numerical simulation of fluid dynamics, mass and/or heat transfer involved in separation processes (distillation, absorption, extraction, adsorption etc.), chemical/biochemical reactions, and other related processes.

 




 

 

Keywords

Concentration Distribution in Process Equipment Closure of Turbulent Mass Transfer Equation Reynolds Mass Flux Model Two-equation Model Interfacial Convection Rayleigh Effect on Mass Transfer Marangoni Effect on Mass Transfer Muti-component Mass Trasfer Mass Transfer of Rising Bubbles

Authors and affiliations

  • Kuo-Tsung Yu
    • 1
  • Xigang Yuan
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyTianjin UniversityTianjinChina
  2. 2.School of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyTianjin UniversityTianjinChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2498-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-2497-9
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-2498-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1860-4846
  • Series Online ISSN 1860-4854
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