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Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes

Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes Author Marcello Lappa
ISBN-10 9781118342381
Release 2012-07-25
Pages 544
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Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes provides the reader with a systematic description of the different types of thermal convection and flow instabilities in rotating systems, as present in materials, crystal growth, thermal engineering, meteorology, oceanography, geophysics and astrophysics. It expressly shows how the isomorphism between small and large scale phenomena becomes beneficial to the definition and ensuing development of an integrated comprehensive framework. This allows the reader to understand and assimilate the underlying, quintessential mechanisms without requiring familiarity with specific literature on the subject. Topics treated in the first part of the book include: • Thermogravitational convection in rotating fluids (from laminar to turbulent states); • Stably stratified and unstratified shear flows; • Barotropic and baroclinic instabilities; • Rossby waves and Centrifugally-driven convection; • Potential Vorticity, Quasi-Geostrophic Theory and related theorems; • The dynamics of interacting vortices, interacting waves and mixed (hybrid) vortex-wave states; • Geostrophic Turbulence and planetary patterns. The second part is entirely devoted to phenomena of practical interest, i.e. subjects relevant to the realms of industry and technology, among them: • Surface-tension-driven convection in rotating fluids; • Differential-rotation-driven (forced) flows; • Crystal Growth from the melt of oxide or semiconductor materials; • Directional solidification; • Rotating Machinery; • Flow control by Rotating magnetic fields; • Angular Vibrations and Rocking motions; Covering a truly prodigious range of scales, from atmospheric and oceanic processes and fluid motion in “other solar-system bodies”, to convection in its myriad manifestations in a variety of applications of technological relevance, this unifying text is an ideal reference for physicists and engineers, as well as an important resource for advanced students taking courses on the physics of fluids, fluid mechanics, thermal, mechanical and materials engineering, environmental phenomena, meteorology and geophysics.

Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows

Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows Author Thomas von Larcher
ISBN-10 9781118855935
Release 2014-10-27
Pages 360
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Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows: Insights from Laboratory Experiments and Numerical Simulations provides a broad overview of recent progress in using laboratory experiments and numerical simulations to model atmospheric and oceanic fluid motions. This volume not only surveys novel research topics in laboratory experimentation, but also highlights recent developments in the corresponding computational simulations. As computing power grows exponentially and better numerical codes are developed, the interplay between numerical simulations and laboratory experiments is gaining paramount importance within the scientific community. The lessons learnt from the laboratory–model comparisons in this volume will act as a source of inspiration for the next generation of experiments and simulations. Volume highlights include: Topics pertaining to atmospheric science, climate physics, physical oceanography, marine geology and geophysics Overview of the most advanced experimental and computational research in geophysics Recent developments in numerical simulations of atmospheric and oceanic fluid motion Unique comparative analysis of the experimental and numerical approaches to modeling fluid flow Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows will be a valuable resource for graduate students, researchers, and professionals in the fields of geophysics, atmospheric sciences, oceanography, climate science, hydrology, and experimental geosciences.

Physics Of Buoyant Flows From Instabilities To Turbulence

Physics Of Buoyant Flows  From Instabilities To Turbulence Author Verma Mahendra Kumar
ISBN-10 9789813237810
Release 2018-05-30
Pages 352
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Rotary Kilns

Rotary Kilns Author Akwasi A Boateng
ISBN-10 9780128038536
Release 2015-11-13
Pages 390
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Rotary Kilns—rotating industrial drying ovens—are used for a wide variety of applications including processing raw minerals and feedstocks as well as heat-treating hazardous wastes. They are particularly critical in the manufacture of Portland cement. Their design and operation is critical to their efficient usage, which if done incorrectly can result in improperly treated materials and excessive, high fuel costs. This professional reference book will be the first comprehensive book in many years that treats all engineering aspects of rotary kilns, including a thorough grounding in the thermal and fluid principles involved in their operation, as well as how to properly design an engineering process that uses rotary kilns. This new edition contains an updated CFD section with inclusion of recent case studies and in line with recent developments covers pyrolysis processes, torrefaction of biomass, application of rotary kilns in C02 capture and information on using rotary kilns as incinerators for hydrocarbons. Provides essential information on fluid flow, granular flow, mixing and segregation, and aerodynamics during turbulent mixing and recirculation Gives guidance on which fuels to choose, including options such as natural gas versus coal-fired rotary kilns Covers principles of combustion and flame control, heat transfer and heating and material balances New edition contains information on pyrolysis processes with low temperatures and torrefaction of biomass. It also covers calcination of petcoke, how rotary kilns are used as incinerators for chlorinated hydrocarbons. Includes updated material on CFD simulation of kiln gas and solids flow with a selection of recent case studies.

Rotating Flow

Rotating Flow Author Peter R. N. Childs
ISBN-10 0123820995
Release 2010-10-29
Pages 416
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Rotating flow is critically important across a wide range of scientific, engineering and product applications, providing design and modeling capability for diverse products such as jet engines, pumps and vacuum cleaners, as well as geophysical flows. Developed over the course of 20 years’ research into rotating fluids and associated heat transfer at the University of Sussex Thermo-Fluid Mechanics Research Centre (TFMRC), Rotating Flow is an indispensable reference and resource for all those working within the gas turbine and rotating machinery industries. Traditional fluid and flow dynamics titles offer the essential background but generally include very sparse coverage of rotating flows—which is where this book comes in. Beginning with an accessible introduction to rotating flow, recognized expert Peter Childs takes you through fundamental equations, vorticity and vortices, rotating disc flow, flow around rotating cylinders and flow in rotating cavities, with an introduction to atmospheric and oceanic circulations included to help deepen understanding. Whilst competing resources are weighed down with complex mathematics, this book focuses on the essential equations and provides full workings to take readers step-by-step through the theory so they can concentrate on the practical applications. A detailed yet accessible introduction to rotating flows, illustrating the differences between flows where rotation is significant and highlighting the non-intuitive nature of rotating flow fields Written by world-leading authority on rotating flow, Peter Childs, making this a unique and authoritative work Covers the essential theory behind engineering applications such as rotating discs, cylinders, and cavities, with natural phenomena such as atmospheric and oceanic flows used to explain underlying principles Provides a rigorous, fully worked mathematical account of rotating flows whilst also including numerous practical examples in daily life to highlight the relevance and prevalence of different flow types Concise summaries of the results of important research and lists of references included to direct readers to significant further resources

Oilfield Processing of Petroleum Natural gas

Oilfield Processing of Petroleum  Natural gas Author Francis S. Manning
ISBN-10 0878143432
Release 1991
Pages 408
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Process descriptions, design methods, operating procedures and troubleshooting are covered in detail in this hands-on reference. You will gain a better understanding of surface operations between the wellhead and the point of custody transfer or transport from the production facilities. Contents: Characterization of natural gas and its products Phase behavior of natural gas Water-hydrocarbon phase behavior Field processing of natural gas Prevention of hydrate formation Gas sweeting Gas dehydration using glycol, solid desiccants, LTX, & CaCl Compression Gas measurement Heat & cooling Transportation Natural gas liquids recovery Glossary Material & energy balances OPSIM: conversion of units Physical properties.

Thermal Convection

Thermal Convection Author Marcello Lappa
ISBN-10 9780470749999
Release 2009-11-05
Pages 690
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Thermal Convection - Patterns, Stages of Evolution and Stability Behavior provides the reader with an ensemble picture of the subject, illustrating the state-of-the-art and providing the researchers from universities and industry with a basis on which they are able to estimate the possible impact of a variety of parameters. Unlike earlier books on the subject, the heavy mathematical background underlying and governing the behaviors illustrated in the text are kept to a minimum. The text clarifies some still unresolved controversies pertaining to the physical nature of the dominating driving force responsible for asymmetric/oscillatory convection in various natural phenomena and/or technologically important processes and can help researchers in elaborating and validating new, more complex models, in accelerating the current trend towards predictable and reproducible natural phenomena and in establishing an adequate scientific foundation to industrial processes. Thermal Convection - Patterns, Stages of Evolution and Stability Behavior is intended as a useful reference guide for specialists in disciplines such as the metallurgy and foundry field and researchers and scientists who are now coordinating their efforts to improve the quality of semiconductor or macromolecular crystals. The text may also be of use to organic chemists and materials scientists, atmosphere and planetary physicists, as well as an advanced level text for students taking part in courses on the physics of fluids, fluid mechanics, the behavior and evolution of non-linear systems, environmental phenomena and materials engineering.

High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering 2000

High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering 2000 Author Egon Krause
ISBN-10 3540412131
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 538
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The book summarizes the results of the projects of the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) for the year 2000. The most significant contributions have been selected in a scientific review process. Together they provide an overview of recent developments in high performance computing and simulation. Reflecting the close cooperation of the HLRS with industry, special emphasis has been put on the industrial relevance of the presented results and methods. The book therefore becomes a collection of showcases for an innovative combination of the state-of-the-art modeling, novel numerical algorithms and the use of leading edge high performance computing systems.

Food Process Engineering and Technology

Food Process Engineering and Technology Author Zeki Berk
ISBN-10 9780128120545
Release 2018-02-13
Pages 742
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Food Process Engineering and Technology, Third Edition combines scientific depth with practical usefulness, creating a tool for graduate students and practicing food engineers, technologists and researchers looking for the latest information on transformation and preservation processes and process control and plant hygiene topics. This fully updated edition provides recent research and developments in the area, features sections on elements of food plant design, an introductory section on the elements of classical fluid mechanics, a section on non-thermal processes, and recent technologies, such as freeze concentration, osmotic dehydration, and active packaging that are discussed in detail. Provides a strong emphasis on the relationship between engineering and product quality/safety Considers cost and environmental factors Presents a fully updated, adequate review of recent research and developments in the area Includes a new, full chapter on elements of food plant design Covers recent technologies, such as freeze concentration, osmotic dehydration, and active packaging that are discussed in detail

Federal Register

Federal Register Author
ISBN-10 UIUC:30112059128675
Release 1964-10
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Federal Register has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Federal Register also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Federal Register book for free.

Rotating Fluids in Geophysical and Industrial Applications

Rotating Fluids in Geophysical and Industrial Applications Author E.J. Hopfinger
ISBN-10 9783709126028
Release 2014-05-04
Pages 378
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The volume presents a comprehensive overview of rotation effects on fluid behavior, emphasizing non-linear processes. The subject is introduced by giving a range of examples of rotating fluids encountered in geophysics and engineering. This is then followed by a discussion of the relevant scales and parameters of rotating flow, and an introduction to geostrophic balance and vorticity concepts. There are few books on rotating fluids and this volume is, therefore, a welcome addition. It is the first volume which contains a unified view of turbulence in rotating fluids, instability and vortex dynamics. Some aspects of wave motions covered here are not found elsewhere.


CFR Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015022723368
Release 1965
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Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry 2nd Ed

Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry 2nd Ed Author Philip Sloan
ISBN-10 9781136298134
Release 2013-02-11
Pages 392
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Sustainability is one of the single most important global issues facing the world. A clear understanding of the issues surrounding climate change, global warming, air and water pollution, ozone depletion, deforestation, the loss of biodiversity and global poverty is essential for every future manager in the hospitality industry. Present and future hospitality executives need to know how sustainable management systems can be integrated into their businesses while maintaining and hopefully improving the bottom line. Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry, second edition, is the only book available to introduce the students to economic, environmental and social sustainable issues specifically facing the industry as well as exploring ideas, solutions, and strategies of how to manage operations in a sustainable way. Since the first edition of this book there have been many important developments in this field and this second edition has been updated in the following ways: updated content to reflect recent issues and trends including hotel energy solutions and green hotel design two new chapters on 'Sustainable Food' and 'Social Entrepreneurship and Social Value' updated international case studies throughout to explore key issues and show real life operational responses to sustainability within the hospitality industry. New case studies on growth hotel development markets, Asia and the Middle East new practical exercises throughout to apply your knowledge to real-life sustainability scenarios. This accessible and comprehensive account of Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry is essential reading for all students and future managers.

Unit Processes in Pharmacy

Unit Processes in Pharmacy Author David Ganderton
ISBN-10 9781483141749
Release 2014-05-20
Pages 252
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Pharmaceutical Monographs, Volume 7: Unit Processes in Pharmacy provides a survey of the industrial processes used in the large-scale preparation of pharmaceuticals. This book examines the movement of fluids, the transfer of heat, mass transfer, and the properties of powers. Organized into two parts encompassing 14 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the analysis of the flow of fluids through a permeable bed of solids that is widely applied in filtration, leaching, and several other processes. This text then examines the transfer of heat from one fluid to another across a solid boundary. Other chapters consider the movement of relatively large units of gas, called eddies, from one region to another that causes mixing of the components of the gas. This book discusses as well the principle of filtration. The final chapter deals with the scale of segregation and the intensity of segregation. This book is a valuable resource for undergraduate students of pharmacy and allied subjects.

Closure Strategies for Turbulent and Transitional Flows

Closure Strategies for Turbulent and Transitional Flows Author B. E. Launder
ISBN-10 0521792088
Release 2002-02-21
Pages 754
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Coherent collection of lectures and state-of-the-art surveys on turbulence modelling by leading researchers.

INIS Atomindex

INIS Atomindex Author
ISBN-10 MINN:31951D007675095
Release 1987
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Comprehensive Materials Processing

Comprehensive Materials Processing Author
ISBN-10 9780080965338
Release 2014-04-07
Pages 5634
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Comprehensive Materials Processing provides students and professionals with a one-stop resource consolidating and enhancing the literature of the materials processing and manufacturing universe. It provides authoritative analysis of all processes, technologies, and techniques for converting industrial materials from a raw state into finished parts or products. Assisting scientists and engineers in the selection, design, and use of materials, whether in the lab or in industry, it matches the adaptive complexity of emergent materials and processing technologies. Extensive traditional article-level academic discussion of core theories and applications is supplemented by applied case studies and advanced multimedia features. Coverage encompasses the general categories of solidification, powder, deposition, and deformation processing, and includes discussion on plant and tool design, analysis and characterization of processing techniques, high-temperatures studies, and the influence of process scale on component characteristics and behavior. Authored and reviewed by world-class academic and industrial specialists in each subject field Practical tools such as integrated case studies, user-defined process schemata, and multimedia modeling and functionality Maximizes research efficiency by collating the most important and established information in one place with integrated applets linking to relevant outside sources