Fundamental Aspects of Transport through Porous Media


Mahjoob, S. and Vafai, K., "A Synthesis of Fluid and Thermal Transport Models for Metal Foam Heat Exchangers" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51, 37013711 (2008)

Khakpour, M. and Vafai, K., "Analysis of Transport Phenomena within PEM Fuel Cells – An Analytical Solution" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51, 3712–3723 (2008)

A.-R A. Khaled and K. Vafai, "Heat Transfer Enhancement Through Control of Thermal Dispersion Effects", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 48, 2172-2185 (2005)

A.-R A. Khaled and K. Vafai, "Heat Transfer Enhancement Through Control of Thermal Dispersion Effects", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 48, 2172-2185 (2005)

Alazmi, B., and Vafai, K.,"Analysis of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Interfacial Conditions between a Porous Medium and a Fluid Layer" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 44, 1735-1749 (2001)

B. Alazmi and K. Vafai, "Analysis of Variable Porosity, Thermal Dispersion, and Local Thermal Nonequilibrium on Free Surface Flows Through Porous Media" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 126, 389-399 (2004)

A. Haji-Sheikh and K. Vafai, "Analysis of Flow and Heat Transfer in Porous Media Imbedded Inside Various-Shaped Ducts", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 47, 1889-1905 (2004)

A. Ali, K. Vafai, and A.-R A. Khaled, “Analysis of Heat and Mass Transfer between Air and Falling Film in a Cross Flow ConfigurationInternational Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 47, 743-755 (2004)

Vafai, K. and Alazmi, B.," On the Linear Encroachment in Two-Immiscible Fluid Systems in a Porous Medium" ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 125, 738-739 (2003) 

Alazmi, B., and Vafai, K.,Analysis of Variants Within the Porous Media Transport ModelsJournal of Heat Transfer, 122, (2000)

Minkowycz, W.J., Haji-Sheikh, A., and Vafai, K., "On Departure From Local Thermal Equilibrium in Porous Media due to a Rapidly Changing Heat Source: the Sparrow Number" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 42, 3373-3385 (1999)

Lee, , D.Y., and Vafai, K., "Analytical Characterization and Conceptual Assessment of Solid and Fluid Temperature Differentials in Porous Media" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,42, 423-435 (1999)

Amiri, A. and Vafai, K"Transient Analysis of Incompressible Flow Through a Packed Bed" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Transfer ,41, 4259-4279 (1998)

Vafai, K., and Chen, S.C., "Closure on Free Surface Transport in Response to Modelling the Effect of Surface Tension on Immiscible Displacement in a Saturated Porous Medium" Transport in Porous Media ,32, 237 (1998)

Chen, S.C. and Vafai, K., "Non-Darcian Surface Effects on Free Surface Transport in Porous Media" Numerical Heat Transfer Journal Part A, 31, 235-254 (1997)

Karimi-Fard, M., Charrier-Mojtabi, M.C., and Vafai, K., " Non-Darcian Effects on Double-Diffusive Convection Within a Porous Medium" Numerical Heat Transfer Journal ,31, 837-852 (1997)

Vafai, K. and Kim, S.J., "Discussion and Closure of the Porous/Fluid Interface Boundary Condition" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer , 119 , 194-195 (1997)

Vafai, K. and Kim, S.J., "Further Discussion and Closures on Forced Convection in a Porous Channel with Localized Heat Sources" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer , 119 , 196-197 (1997)

Vafai, K. and Kim, S.J., "Closure on Analysis of Flow and Heat Transfer Over an External Boundary Covered with Porous Substrate" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer , 118 , 267-268 (1996)

Nield, D. A., Vafai, K. and Kim, S.J., "Closure Statements On the Brinkman-Forchheimer-Extended Darcy Model" International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 17 , 34-35 (1996)

Vafai, K. and Kim, S.J., "Discussion on Forced Convection in a Porous Channel with Localized Heat Sources" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer , 117 , 1097-1098 (1995)

Kuznetsov, A. V., and Vafai, K., "Analytical Comparison and Criteria for Heat and Mass Transfer Models in Metal Hydride Packed Beds" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 38, 2873-2884 (1995)

Kuznetsov, A. V., and Vafai, K., "Development and Investigation of Three-Phase Model of the Mushy Zone for Analysis of Porosity Formation in Solidifying Castings" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 38, 2557-2567 (1995)

Amiri, A. and Vafai, K., and Kuzay, T.M., "Effect of Boundary Conditions on Non-Darcian Heat Transfer Through Porous Media and Experimental Comparisons"Numerical Heat Transfer Journal Part A, 27, 651-664 (1995)

Vafai, K. and Kim, S.J., "Closure on Heat Transfer Regulation and Modification Employing Intermittemtly Emplaced Porous Cavities" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer , 117 , 554-555 (1995)

Vafai, K. and Kim, S.J., "On the Limitations of the Brinkman-Forchheimer-Extended Darcy Equation" International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 16 , 11-15 (1995)

Srinivasan,V., and Vafai, K. and Christensen, R.N., "Experimental Investigation, Modeling and Prediction of Friction Factors and Friction Enhancements for Flow Through Spirally Fluted Tubes " Enhanced Heat Transfer, 1, 337-350 (1994)

Srinivasan,V., and Vafai, K. and Christensen, R.N., "Analysis of Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Through a Spirally Fluted Tube Using a Porous Substrate Approach" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 116, 543-551 (1994)

Huang, P. C. and Vafai, K., "Analysis of Flow And Heat Transfer Over an External Boundary Covered With a Porous Substrate" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 116, 768-771 (1994)

Vafai, K., and Huang, P.C., "Analysis of Heat Transfer Regulation and Modification Employing Intermittently Emplaced Porous Cavities" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 116, 604-613 (1994)

Huang, P. C. and Vafai, K., "Analysis of Forced Convection Enhancement in a Channel Using Porous Blocks" AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer , 8 , 563-573 (1994)

Huang, P. C. and Vafai, K., "Internal Heat Transfer Augmentation in a Parallel Plate Channel Using an Alternate Set of Porous Cavity-Block Obstacles" Numerical Heat Transfer Journal Part A, 25, 519-540 (1994)

Srinivasan,V., and Vafai, K. "Analysis of Linear Encroachment in Two-Immiscible Fluid Systems in a Porous Medium" ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering , 116, 135-139 (1994)

Huang, P. C. and Vafai, K., " Passive Alteration and Control of Convective Heat Transfer Utilizing Alternate Porous Cavity/Block Wafers"International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 15, 48-61 (1994)

Amiri, A. and Vafai, K., "Analysis of Dispersion Effects and Non-Thermal Equilibrium Non-Darcian, Variable Porosity Incompressible Flow Through Porous Medium" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer , 37, 939-954 (1994).

Huang, P. C. and Vafai, K., "Flow and Heat Transfer Control Using A Porous Block Array Arrangement" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer , 36, 4019-4032 (1993)

Vafai, K., Desai, C. P., and Chen,S.C., "An Investigation of Heat Transfer Process in a Chemically Reacting Packed Bed" Numerical Heat Transfer Journal Part A, 24, 127-142 (1993).

Vafai, K., "Characterization of Thermal Performance of Fibrous Insulations Subject to A Humid Environment" AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer ,7, 187-192 (1993)

Sozen, M. and Vafai, K., "Longitudinal Heat Dispersion in Packed Beds with Real Gas Flow," AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 7, 153-157 (1993)

Sozen, M., Vafai, K., and, Kennedy, L.A., "Analysis of Thermal Charging and Discharging for Sensible Heat and Latent Heat Storage Packed Beds," AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 5, 623-625 (1991)

Sozen, M. and Vafai, K. "Analysis of Oscillating Compressible Flow Through a Packed Bed," International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 12, 130-136 (1991)

Tien, H. C. and Vafai, K., "Pressure Stratification Effects on Multiphase Transport Across a Porous Slab" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 112, 1023-1031 (1990)

Vafai, K. and Sozen, M., "An Investigation of a Latent Heat storage Packed Bed and Condensing Flow through it" ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 112, 1014-1022 (1990)

Vafai, K. and Kim, S., "Fluid Mechanics of the Interface Region Between a Porous Medium and a Fluid Layer- An Exact Solution " International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 11, 254-256 (1990)

Vafai, K. and Kim, S. , "Analysis of Surface Enhancement by a Porous Substrate," ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 112, 700-706 (1990)

Vafai, K. and Belwafa, J., "An Experimental Investigation of Heat Transfer in Enclosures Filled or Partially Filled With a Fibrous Insulation ,"ASME Journal of Heat Transfer , 112, 793-797 (1990)

Vafai, K. and Sozen, M., "Analysis of Energy and Momentum Transport for Fluid Flow Through a Porous Bed," ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 112, 690-699 (1990)

Tien, H. C. and Vafai, K., "A Synthesis of Infiltration Effects on an Insulation Matrix,"International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,33, 1263-1280 (1990)

Sozen, M. and Vafai, K., "Analysis of the Non- Thermal Equilibrium Condensing Flow of a Gas Through a Packed Bed "International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,33, 1247-1261 (1990)

Vafai, K. and Kim, S., "Forced Convection in a Channel Filled with Porous Medium - an Exact Solution," ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 111, 1103-1106 (1989)

Vafai, K. and Tien, H. C., "A Numerical Investigation of Phase Change Effects in Porous Materials, "International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,32, 1261-1277 (1989)

Kim, S. and Vafai, K., "Analysis of Natural Convection About a Vertical Plate Embedded in a Porous Medium, "International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,32, 665-677 (1989)

Vafai, K. and Ettefagh, J., "An Investigation of the Feasibility of the Use of Stabilizers in a Nuclear Waste Canister With Specific Emphasis on Evaluation of Radiative Properties," International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 16, 525-535 (1989)

Vafai, K. and Ettefagh, J., "Analysis of the Radiative and Conductive Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Waste Package Canister," ASME Journal of Heat Transfer,110, 1011-1014 (1988).

Vafai, K. and Thiyagaraja, R., "Analysis of Flow and Heat Transfer at the Interface Region of a Porous Medium," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 30, 1391-1405 (1987).

Vafai, K. and Sarkar, S., "Heat and Mass Transfer in Partial Enclosures," AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 1.3, 253-259 (1987).

Vafai, K., "Analysis of the Channeling Effect in Variable Porosity Media," ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 108, 131-139 (1986).

Vafai, K. and Sarkar, S., "Condensation Effects in a Fibrous Insulation Slab, " ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 108, 667-675 (1986).

Vafai, K. and Whitaker, S., "Simultaneous Heat and Mass Transfer Accompanied by Phase Change in Porous Insulations," ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 108, 132-140 (1986).

Vafai, K., Alkire, R. L., and Tien, C. L., "An Experimental Investigation of Heat Transfer in Variable Porosity Media, "ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 107, 642-647 (1985).

Vafai, K. and Raines, G. E., "Solid State Radionuclide Transport," International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 11, 489-495 (1984).

Vafai, K., "Convective Flow and Heat Transfer in Variable Porosity Media," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 147, 233-259 (1984).

Vafai, K. and Tien, C. L., "Boundary and Inertia Effects on Convective Mass Transfer in Porous Media," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 25, 1183-1190 (1982).

Vafai, K. and Tien, C. L., "Boundary and Inertia Effects on Flow and Heat Transfer in Porous Media",International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 24, 195-203 (1981).

Tien, C. L. and Vafai, K., "Statistical Bounds for the Effective Thermal Conductivity of Microsphere and Fibrous Insulation," AIAA Progress Series, 65, 135-148 (1979).

Tien, C. L. and Vafai, K., "Convective and Radiative Heat Transfer in Porous Media," Advances in Applied Mechanics, 27, 225-282 (1989)

Vafai, K. and Sozen, M. "A Comparative Analysis of Multiphase Transport Models in Porous Media," Annual Review of Heat Transfer,3, 145-162 (1990)

Lauriat, G. and Vafai, K., " Forced Convective Flow and Heat Transfer Through a Porous Medium Exposed to a Flat Plate or a Channel," Kluwer Academic Publishers ,289-328 (1991)

Vafai, K. and Amiri, A. "Non-Darcian Effects in Confined Forced Convective Flows," Transport Phenomena in Porous Media, Elsevier Science, 313-329 (1998)