Solid-Fluid Systems with Large Specific Interfacial Area

  • Massoud Kaviany
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The interfacial heat transfer rate for a solid-fluid system with an interfacial area A sf and a local (varying over the surface) surface-convection heat flux q sf = q ku is
$$ {Q_{sf}} = {Q_{ku}} = {A_{sf}}{\left\langle {{q_{sf}}} \right\rangle _D} $$


Heat Transfer Porous Medium Nusselt Number Heat Mass Transfer Local Nusselt Number 
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  • Massoud Kaviany
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied MechanicsUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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