Theoretical modelling of momentum transfer function of bi-disperse porous media

Hooman, K., Sauret, E. and Dahari, M. (2015) Theoretical modelling of momentum transfer function of bi-disperse porous media. Applied Thermal Engineering, 75 867-870. doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2014.10.067


Author Hooman, K.
Sauret, E.
Dahari, M.
Title Theoretical modelling of momentum transfer function of bi-disperse porous media
Journal name Applied Thermal Engineering   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1359-4311
1873-5606
Publication date 2015-01-22
Year available 2014
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2014.10.067
Volume 75
Start page 867
End page 870
Total pages 4
Place of publication Kidlington, Oxford United Kingdom
Publisher Pergamon Press
Language eng
Abstract The aim of this paper is to obtain the momentum transfer coefficient between the two phases, denoted by f and p, occupying a bi-disperse porous medium by mapping the available experimental data to the theoretical model proposed by Nield and Kuznetsov [1]. Data pertinent to plate-fin heat exchangers, as bi-disperse porous media, were used. The measured pressure drops for such heat exchangers are then used to give the overall permeability which is linked to the porosity and permeability of each phase as well as the interfacial momentum transfer coefficient between the two phases. Accordingly, numerical values are obtained for the momentum transfer coefficient for three different fin spacing values considered in the heat exchanger experiments.
Keyword Bi-disperse
Porous media
Drag
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Grant ID UM.C/HIR/MOHE/ENG/23
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Published online ahead of print 30 Oct 2014

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