Porous media

From Thermal-FluidsPedia

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 9: Line 9:
*<b>[[Melting and solidification in porous media]]</b>
*<b>[[Melting and solidification in porous media]]</b>
-
:[[Convection-controlled melting in porous Media|Convection-controlled melting problem]], and an  [[enthalpy model for melting and solidification in porous media|enthalpy model for melting and solidification]].
+
:[[Convection-controlled melting in porous media|Convection-controlled melting problem]], and an  [[enthalpy model for melting and solidification in porous media|enthalpy model for melting and solidification]].
-
*<b>[[Film Condensation in Porous Media|Condensation]]</b>
+
*<b>[[Film condensation in porous media|Condensation]]</b>
:[[Film Condensation on an Inclined Wall|Inclined wall]], and [[Effect of Surface Tension on Condensation in Porous Media|effect of surface tension]].
:[[Film Condensation on an Inclined Wall|Inclined wall]], and [[Effect of Surface Tension on Condensation in Porous Media|effect of surface tension]].
-
*'''[[Evaporation in Porous Media|Evaporation]]'''
+
*'''[[Evaporation in porous media|Evaporation]]'''
:[[Film Evaporation from Wedge or Cone in a Porous Medium|Wedge or cone in porous medium]], and [[Evaporation from Inverted Meniscus in Porous Media|inverted meniscus in porous media]].
:[[Film Evaporation from Wedge or Cone in a Porous Medium|Wedge or cone in porous medium]], and [[Evaporation from Inverted Meniscus in Porous Media|inverted meniscus in porous media]].
-
*'''[[Boiling in Porous Media|Boiling]]'''
+
*'''[[Boiling in porous media|Boiling]]'''
:[[Nucleate Boiling in a Wicked Surface|Nucleate boiling in a wicked surface]], [[Boiling in Porous Media Heated from Below|boiling in porous media heated from below]] and [[Film Boiling Analysis in Porous Media|film boiling]].
:[[Nucleate Boiling in a Wicked Surface|Nucleate boiling in a wicked surface]], [[Boiling in Porous Media Heated from Below|boiling in porous media heated from below]] and [[Film Boiling Analysis in Porous Media|film boiling]].

Revision as of 21:44, 30 August 2009

Transport in porous media is applicable to a wide range of fields, including mechanical, chemical, environmental, and petroleum engineering, as well as geology. Porous media can be found naturally in rocks and sand beds, and also can be fabricated as in wicks and catalytic pellets. They are an essential component in high-technology devices such as fuel cells and heat pipes.

Contunuity, momentum, energy equations, entropy equation, and species equation.
Multi-fluid model (MFM) and multiphase mixture model (MMM).
Convection-controlled melting problem, and an enthalpy model for melting and solidification.
Inclined wall, and effect of surface tension.
Wedge or cone in porous medium, and inverted meniscus in porous media.
Nucleate boiling in a wicked surface, boiling in porous media heated from below and film boiling.


Back to Heat and Mass Transfer.
Back to Multiphase Systems.
Back to Thermalpedia Main Page.