Special Issue "Cooling/Heat Transfer"
A special issue of Aerospace (ISSN 2226-4310).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2018
Dr. Qiang Zhang
School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, City, University of London, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK
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Interests: gas turbine heat transfer and cooling; aerodynamics; conjugate heat transfer; experimental techniques; CFD simulation and validation
Our understanding on cooling and heat transfer technology have been continuously improved during the decades. With the development of advanced measurement techniques, experimental research is facing new opportunities and challenges on improving accuracy and resolution, enhancing accessibility, boundary condition control, and proper lab scaling method, etc. With the increasing computing power, CFD research now is dealing with new challenges in developing more efficient methods, resolving multiscale problems, unsteady phenomenon, and fluid-solid conjugation issues. Meanwhile, further improvements and new thermal management technologies may become more feasible with the recent developments in materials, manufacturing technology, systems integration and controls. It is a great pleasure to collect and share our understandings on the rich physics behind heat transfer mechanism, and new methods and ideas to embrace these opportunities and challenges.
The Special Issue welcoming papers on:
(i) Update of fundamental heat transfer theory
(ii) New internal & external cooling design concepts
(iii) Experimental methods & uncertainty improvement
(iv) High fidelity CFD in cooling / heat transfer
(v) Conjugate heat transfer experiments & CFD validation
Dr. Qiang Zhang
Manuscript Submission Information
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The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
- High speed rotor, Prof. Mike Dunn, Ohio State Unviersity
- Film cooling experimental research (LIF, PIV, IR, PSP), Prof. Ken Takeishi, Tokushima Bunri University
- Additive manufacturing & cooling research, Prof. Karen Thole, Pennsylvania State University
- Design of turbine experimental facilities in heat transfer, Prof. Guillermo Paniagua, Purdue University
- High temperature experimental rig, Prof. Jing Ren, Tsinghua University
- Heat transfer HTC scaling / Biot number, Prof. Tom Shih, Purdue University
- CFD- Multiscale modelling, Prof. Li He, Oxford University
- CFD- LES in Internal Cooling, Prof. Danish Tafti, Virginia Tech
- Unsteady thermal management - scan- cooling concept, Dr. Qiang Zhang, City, University of London