Mass Transfer

  • Günter BrennEmail author
Part of the Mathematical Engineering book series (MATHENGIN)


The present chapter discusses problems of mass transport which may be solved analytically. The processes may consist of mass transport by equimolar diffusion, which involves the diffusion equation as the underlying differential equation for the spatiotemporal evolution of the species concentration. As far as convective processes are concerned, the intention to have analytical descriptions clearly puts the restriction to laminar flow in simple geometries.


Schmidt Number Sherwood Number Droplet Surface Oblate Spheroid Prolate Spheroid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Heat TransferGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria

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