Special Issue "Cooling/Heat Transfer"
A special issue of Aerospace (ISSN 2226-4310).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (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
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