12. A Critical Systhesis of Pertinent Models for Turbulent Transport through Porous Media

  1. W. J. Minkowycz4,
  2. E. M. Sparrow5 and
  3. J. Y. Murthy6
  1. K. Vafai1,
  2. A. Bejan2,
  3. W. J. Minkowycz4 and
  4. K. Khanafer3

Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch12

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Vafai, K., Bejan, A., Minkowycz, W. J. and Khanafer, K. (2000) A Critical Systhesis of Pertinent Models for Turbulent Transport through Porous Media, in Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition (eds W. J. Minkowycz, E. M. Sparrow and J. Y. Murthy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 4

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MC 251), 842 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607-7022, USA

  2. 5

    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 111 Church Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

  3. 6

    Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering, 1288 Mechanical Engineering Building, West Lafavette, IN 47907-1288, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of California, Riverside, Department of Mechanical Engineering, A363 Bourns Hall, Riverside, CA 92521-0425, USA

  2. 2

    Duke University, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708-0300, USA

  3. 3

    University of California, Riverside, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Riverside, CA 92521-0425, USA

  4. 4

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MC 251), 842 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607-7022, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471348788

Online ISBN: 9780470172599

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Keywords:

  • representative elementary volume (REV);
  • time-averaged equations;
  • volume-averaged operator;
  • macroscopic turbulence modeling;
  • turbulent flow regime

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background and Introduction

  • Turbulent Models for Transport Through Porous Media

  • Determination of Macroscopic Pressure Gradient

  • Turbulent Models for Heat Transfer Through Porous Media

  • Closing Remarks

  • Conclusions

  • Nomenclature

  • References