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===Encyclopedia of thermal fluids science and engineering===
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'''T'''hermal-'''F'''luids'''P'''edia covers all branches of thermal and fluid science and engineering, as well as related computational and experimental techniques. To find articles of interest, please click the topics below. Alternatively, you can also use the [[Thermal-FluidsPedia:Contents|Table of Contents]] or search engines on the left to find topics of interest.
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*<B>[[Heat and Mass Transfer]]</B>
*<B>[[Heat and Mass Transfer]]</B>
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:Basic, [[conduction]], [[convection]], [[mass transfer]], [[radiation]], and [[Computational Heat Transfer]] (CHT).
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#[[Basics of Heat and Mass Transfer|Basics]], [[Governing equations for transport phenomena|Governing Equations]], [[Heat Conduction]], [[Convective Heat Transfer]], [[Mass Transfer]], [[Porous media]], [[Radiation]], [[Micro- and Nanocroscale Heat Transfer]]
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*<B>[[Thermodynamics]]</B>
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:The [[properties of pure substances]], [[first law]] and [[second law]], [[entropy]] and [[availability]], [[power]] and [[refrigeration]] cycles.
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#[[History of Thermodynamics|History of thermodynamics]], [[Fundamentals of Energy]], [[Basics of Thermodynamics]], [[Pressure (Thermodynamics)|Pressure]], [[Temperature (Thermodynamics)|Temperature]], [[Heat (Thermodynamics)|Heat]], [[Internal Energy]], [[Work (Thermodynamics)|Work]], [[Thermodynamics Cycle]], [[First Law of Thermodynamics]], [[Molecular Level Presentation (Thermodynamics)|Molecular Level Presentation]], [[Properties of pure substances]], [[Equilibrium Criteria for Pure Substances]], [[Maxwell Relations]], [[Closed Systems with Compositional Change]], [[Stability Criteria]], [[System with Chemical Reactions]], [[Second law of thermodynamics]], [[Entropy]], [[Carnot Cycle]], [[Heat Engine]], [[Heat Pump]], [[Thermoelectric Cooling]], [[Irreversibility, availability and energy]], [[Power and refrigeration systems]], [[Thermodynamic property relations]], [[Mixtures and solutions]], [[Thermodynamics of chemical reactions|Chemical reactions]], [[Phase and chemical equilibrium]], [[Thermodynamics of compressible flow]], [[Fundamentals of statistical thermodynamics]], [[Distribution functions and thermodynamics of Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein Gases]]
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*<b>[[Fluid Mechanics]]</B>
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:[[Incompressible Flow]],[[inviscid flow]], [[potential flow]], [[boundary layer theory]], and [[Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)]].
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#[[Basic (Fluid Mechanics)|Basics]], [[Viscosity]], [[Newtonian fluid]], [[Boundary layer]], [[Fluid statics]], [[Dimensional analysis and similarities]], [[Governing Equations for Transport Phenomena|Governing Equations]], [[Navier-Stokes equations]], [[Viscous Fluid Flow]], [[Compressible flow]], [[Internal incompressible viscous flow]], [[External incompressible viscous flow]], [[Flow in open channels]], [[Turbomachinery]], [[Laminar boundary layer flows]], [[Turbulent boundary layer flows]], [[Compressible boundary layer flows]]
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*<b>[[Combustion]]</b>
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#[[Basics (Combustion)|Basics]], [[Heat of Combustion]], [[Fundamentals of chemical kinetics]], [[Types of combustion]], [[Fuels]], [[Governing Equations for Transport Phenomena|Conservation equations for multicomponent reacting systems]], [[Transport phenomena in combustion]], [[Flame]], [[Detonation and deflagration waves of premixed gases]], [[Premixed laminar flames]], [[Gaseous diffusion flames]], [[Combustion of liquid fuel droplets]], [[Instability]], [[Turbulent flames]], [[Combustion in two-phase flow systems]], [[Chemically reacting boundary-layer flows]], [[Ignition]], [[Internal combustion engine]], [[Gas turbine combustion]]
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#[[Basics of Multiphase Systems|Basics]], [[Governing Equations for Transport Phenomena|Governing Equations]], [[Interfacial Phenomena]], [[Melting and Solidification]], [[Sublimation and Vapor Deposition]], [[Condensation]], [[Evaporation]], [[Boiling]], [[Two-Phase Flow]], [[Transport phenomena in porous media|Porous Pedia]]
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*<b>[[Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Numerical Heat Transfer (NHT)]]</b>
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#[[Basics of CFD/NHT|Basics]], [[Discretization methods]], [[Numerical Solution of Heat Conduction|Conduction/Diffusion Problems]], [[Convection-Diffusion Problems]], [[Numerical Solution of Flow Field|Solution of flow field]], [[Turbulent flow and heat transfer]], [[Grid generation]], [[Numerical solution of phase change Problems|Phase Change Problems]], [[Numerical Simulation of Interfaces and Free Surfaces|Interface and Free Surface Problems]], [[Large Eddy Simulation]], [[Reynolds-Averaged Navier Stokes Equations]], [[Inverse heat transfer problems (IHTP)|Inverse Heat Transfer Problems]], [[Monte Carlo methods]], [[Lattice Boltzmann Model (LBM)|Lattice Boltzmann Model]], [[Molecular dynamic simulation]], [[Direct numerical simulation (DNS)|Direct Numerical Simulation]]
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*<b>[[Turbulence]]</b>
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#[[Fundamentals of turbulence]], [[External turbulent flow/heat transfer]], [[Internal turbulent flow]], [[Integral Solution for Laminar and Turbulent Natural Convection]], [[Turbulent Film Condensation]], [[Turbulent Falling Film Evaporation]]
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#[[Basic of measurements and instrumentation|Basic]], [[Motion and dimensional measurements and instrumentation|Motion and dimensional]], [[Force and torque measurements and instrumentation|Force and Torque]], [[Pressure measurements and instrumentation|Pressure]], [[Flow measurements and instrumentation|Flow]], [[Temperature measurements and instrumentation|Temperature]], [[Transport properties measurements and instrumentation|Transport Properties]], [[Optical techniques]], [[Data and error analysis]], [[Data acquisition and processing]]
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*<b>[[Thermophysical Properties]]</b>
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#[[Thermophysical Properties: Solids|Solids]], [[Thermophysical Properties: Gas and Liquids at Atmospheric Pressure|Gas and Liquids at Atmospheric Pressure]], [[Thermophysical Properties: Phase Changes Materials|Phase Change Materials]], [[Thermophysical Properties: Liquid-Vapor at Saturation|Liquid-Vapor at Saturation]], [[Thermophysical Properties: Mass Transfer Properties|Mass Transfer Properties]], [[Thermophysical Properties: Radiation Properties|Radiation Properties]]
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#[[Energy: Past, Present, and Future]], [[Mechanical Energy]], [[Wind Energy]], [[Hydro Energy]], [[Thermal Energy]], [[Biomass Energy]], [[Fossil Fuels]], [[Air Pollution from Combustion Sources]], [[Geothermal Energy]], [[Solar Energy]], [[Nuclear Energy]], [[Nuclear Radiation]], [[Electricity]], [[Transportation]], [[Economics of Energy]], [[Economics of the Environment]], [[A Blueprint for a Sustainable Future]], [[Abbreviations and Acronyms]], [[Glossary]]
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#[[Energy storage]], [[Thermal manufacturing]], [[Biomedical engineering]], [[Electronics cooling]], [[Heat pipes]], [[Fuel cells]]
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: [[Biotechnology]], [[information technology]], [[nanotechnology]] and [[security]].
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#[[Nanotechnology]], [[Biotechnology]], [[Information technology]], [[Security]]
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Current revision as of 18:46, 13 March 2014

Welcome to Thermal-FluidsPedia

Encyclopedia of thermal fluids science and engineering

Thermal-FluidsPedia is a free, comprehensive electronic encyclopedia for professionals and students requiring information regarding thermal and fluids science and engineering. It is authored and continuously updated by registered contributors. Please join us to contribute.

Thermal-FluidsPedia covers all branches of thermal and fluid science and engineering, as well as related computational and experimental techniques. To find articles of interest, please click the topics below. Alternatively, you can also use the Table of Contents or search engines on the left to find topics of interest.

  1. Basics, Governing Equations, Heat Conduction, Convective Heat Transfer, Mass Transfer, Porous media, Radiation, Micro- and Nanocroscale Heat Transfer
  1. History of thermodynamics, Fundamentals of Energy, Basics of Thermodynamics, Pressure, Temperature, Heat, Internal Energy, Work, Thermodynamics Cycle, First Law of Thermodynamics, Molecular Level Presentation, Properties of pure substances, Equilibrium Criteria for Pure Substances, Maxwell Relations, Closed Systems with Compositional Change, Stability Criteria, System with Chemical Reactions, Second law of thermodynamics, Entropy, Carnot Cycle, Heat Engine, Heat Pump, Thermoelectric Cooling, Irreversibility, availability and energy, Power and refrigeration systems, Thermodynamic property relations, Mixtures and solutions, Chemical reactions, Phase and chemical equilibrium, Thermodynamics of compressible flow, Fundamentals of statistical thermodynamics, Distribution functions and thermodynamics of Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein Gases
  1. Basics, Viscosity, Newtonian fluid, Boundary layer, Fluid statics, Dimensional analysis and similarities, Governing Equations, Navier-Stokes equations, Viscous Fluid Flow, Compressible flow, Internal incompressible viscous flow, External incompressible viscous flow, Flow in open channels, Turbomachinery, Laminar boundary layer flows, Turbulent boundary layer flows, Compressible boundary layer flows
  1. Basics, Heat of Combustion, Fundamentals of chemical kinetics, Types of combustion, Fuels, Conservation equations for multicomponent reacting systems, Transport phenomena in combustion, Flame, Detonation and deflagration waves of premixed gases, Premixed laminar flames, Gaseous diffusion flames, Combustion of liquid fuel droplets, Instability, Turbulent flames, Combustion in two-phase flow systems, Chemically reacting boundary-layer flows, Ignition, Internal combustion engine, Gas turbine combustion
  1. Basics, Governing Equations, Interfacial Phenomena, Melting and Solidification, Sublimation and Vapor Deposition, Condensation, Evaporation, Boiling, Two-Phase Flow, Porous Pedia
  1. Basics, Discretization methods, Conduction/Diffusion Problems, Convection-Diffusion Problems, Solution of flow field, Turbulent flow and heat transfer, Grid generation, Phase Change Problems, Interface and Free Surface Problems, Large Eddy Simulation, Reynolds-Averaged Navier Stokes Equations, Inverse Heat Transfer Problems, Monte Carlo methods, Lattice Boltzmann Model, Molecular dynamic simulation, Direct Numerical Simulation
  1. Fundamentals of turbulence, External turbulent flow/heat transfer, Internal turbulent flow, Integral Solution for Laminar and Turbulent Natural Convection, Turbulent Film Condensation, Turbulent Falling Film Evaporation
  1. Basic, Motion and dimensional, Force and Torque, Pressure, Flow, Temperature, Transport Properties, Optical techniques, Data and error analysis, Data acquisition and processing
  1. Solids, Gas and Liquids at Atmospheric Pressure, Phase Change Materials, Liquid-Vapor at Saturation, Mass Transfer Properties, Radiation Properties
  1. Energy: Past, Present, and Future, Mechanical Energy, Wind Energy, Hydro Energy, Thermal Energy, Biomass Energy, Fossil Fuels, Air Pollution from Combustion Sources, Geothermal Energy, Solar Energy, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Radiation, Electricity, Transportation, Economics of Energy, Economics of the Environment, A Blueprint for a Sustainable Future, Abbreviations and Acronyms, Glossary
  1. Energy storage, Thermal manufacturing, Biomedical engineering, Electronics cooling, Heat pipes, Fuel cells
  1. Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Information technology, Security

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