Heat Transfer Regulation and Augmentation

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)

Mahjoob, S., Vafai, K., and Beer, N.R., "Rapid Microfluidic Thermal Cycler for Polymerase Chain Reaction Nucleic Acid Amplification" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51, 2109–2122 (2008)

Feyka, S., and Vafai, K., "An Investigation of a Falling Film Desiccant Dehumidification/Regeneration Cooling System " Heat Transfer Engineering Journal, 28, 163-172  (2007)

Manca, O., Nardini S. and Vafai K., "Experimental Invesitgation of Mixed Convection in a Channel with an Open Cavity", Experimental Heat Transfer, 19, 53-68 (2006)

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)

Iyer, S.V., and Vafai, K., "Passive Heat Transfer Augmentation in a Cylindrical Annulus Utilizing Multiple Perturbations on the Inner and Outer Cylinders" Numerical Heat Transfer Journal Part A, 35, 567-586 (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)

Wang, Y., and Vafai, K., "Heat Transfer and Pressure Loss Characterization in a Channel with Discrete Flush-Mounted and Protruding Heat Sources" Experimental Heat Transfer, 12, 1-16 (1999)

Coalmer, M. and Vafai, K., "Investigation of the Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Typical Annular Combustion Chamber of an Industrial Gas Turbine" Heat Transfer Engineering , 16, 17-27 (1995)

Kang, Y.T., Christensen, R.N., and Vafai, K., "Analysis of Absorption Process in a Smooth Tube Heat Exchanger with a Porous Medium"Heat Transfer Engineering , 15, No 4, 42-55, (1994)

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)

Aithal, S. M., Aldemir, T. and Vafai, K., "An Assessment of the Impact of Neutronic/Thermal-Hydraulic Coupling on the Design and Performance of Nuclear Reactors for Space Propulsion" ANS Nuclear Technology Journal , 106, 15-30 (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)

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)

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