Journal of Heat Transfer

Special Issue on Recent Advances in Porous Media Transport

Volume 131, Issue 10



Recent Advances in Porous Media Transport

Kambiz Vafai


Analysis of the Wicking and Thin-Film Evaporation Characteristics of Microstructures

Ram Ranjan, Jayathi Y. Murthy, and Suresh V. Garimella


Thermodynamically Constrained Averaging Theory Approach for Heat Transport in Single-Fluid-Phase Porous Medium Systems

William G. Gray and Cass T. Miller


Effect of Boundary Conditions on the Onset of Thermomagnetic Convection in a Ferrofluid Saturated Porous Medium

I. S. Shivakumara, C. E. Nanjundappa, and M. Ravisha


How Good Is Open-Cell Metal Foam as Heat Transfer Surface?

Indranil Ghosh


Forced Convection With Laminar Pulsating Counterflow in a Saturated Porous Channel

D. A. Nield and A. V. Kuznetsov


On the Characterization of Lifting Forces During the Rapid Compaction of Deformable Porous Media

Banafsheh Barabadi, Rungun Nathan, Kei-peng Jen, and Qianhong Wu


Upscaling of the Geological Models of Large-Scale Porous Media Using Multiresolution Wavelet Transformations

M. Reza Rasaei and Muhammad Sahimi


A Depletion Strategy for an Active Bottom-Water Drive Reservoir Using Analytical and Numerical Models—Field Case Study

Ibrahim Sami Nashawi, Ealian H. Al-Anzi, and Yousef S. Hashem


Effect of Thermal Modulation on the Onset of Electrothermoconvection in a Dielectric Fluid Saturated Porous Medium

N. Rudraiah and M. S. Gayathri


The Use of a Nano- and Microporous Surface Layer to Enhance Boiling in a Plate Heat Exchanger

Richard Furberg, Björn Palm, Shanghua Li, Muhammet Toprak, and Mamoun Muhammed


Therporaoustic Convection: Modeling and Analysis of Flow, Thermal, and Energy Fields

Shohel Mahmud and Roydon Andrew Fraser


Dual-Permeability Modeling of Capillary Diversion and Drift Shadow Effects in Unsaturated Fractured Rock

Clifford K. Ho, Bill W. Arnold, and Susan J. Altman



A Porous Media Approach for Bifurcating Flow and Mass Transfer in a Human Lung

Fujio Kuwahara, Yoshihiko Sano, Jianjun Liu, and Akira Nakayama


A Robust Asymptotically Based Modeling Approach for Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media

M. M. Awad and S. D. Butt


The Modeling of Form Drag in a Porous Medium Saturated by a Power-Law Fluid

D. A. Nield