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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. April 2011, 133(4): 042001.
Published Online: January 6, 2011
... such as cylindrical activated carbon fibers (ACFs) and spherical silica gel particles. In addition to the conventional LDF approximation, an empirical LDF approximation proposed by El-Sharkawy et al. (2006, “A Study on the Kinetics of Ethanol-Activated Carbon Fiber: Theory and Experiments,” Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. January 2011, 133(1): 011003.
Published Online: September 27, 2010
...) imaging system to investigate nanoparticle concentration distribution in a tissue-equivalent agarose gel. The local density variations induced by the nanoparticles in the vicinity of the injection site can be detected and analyzed by the microCT system. Heating experiments are performed to measure...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Heat Mass Transfer. February 2007, 129(2): 232–235.
Published Online: April 21, 2006
...Erik R. Bardy; Joseph C. Mollendorf; David R. Pendergast Aerogel is among the best solid thermal insulators. Aerogel is a silica gel formed by supercritical extraction which results in a porous open cell solid insulation with a thermal conductivity as low as 0.013 W ∕ m K . Aerogels have a wide...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. September 2006, 128(9): 889–896.
Published Online: February 7, 2006
... high cooling rates, the EAC is unique as (i) it has almost no moving parts and hence has silent operation, (ii) it is environmentally friendly as it uses a nonharmful adsorbent (silica gel), and (iii) water is used as the refrigerant. The cycle-average coefficient of performance (COP...