Active Flow and Combustion Control 2014

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ISBN: 9783319119670
Release Date: 2014-09-13
Number of pages: 416
Author: Rudibert King
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online Active Flow and Combustion Control 2014 in PDF and EPUB The book reports on the latest theoretical and experimental advances in the field of active flow and combustion control. It covers new developments in actuator technology and sensing, in robust and optimal open- and closed-loop control, as well as in model reduction for control. It collects contributions presented during the third edition of the Active Flow and Combustion Control conference, held in September 10-12, 2014 at the Technische Universität Berlin (Germany). This conference, as well as the research presented in the book, have been supported by the collaborative research center SFB 1029 -Substantial efficiency increase in gas turbines through direct use of coupled unsteady combustion and flow dynamics, funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation).


Active Flow Control II

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ISBN: 364211735X
Release Date: 2010-04-06
Number of pages: 480
Author: Rudibert King
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Active Flow Control II in PDF and EPUB The interest in the field of active flow control (AFC) is steadily increasing. In - cent years the number of conferences and special sessions devoted to AFC org- ized by various institutions around the world continuously rises. New advanced courses for AFC are offered by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Ast- nautics (AIAA), the European Research Community on Flow, Turbulence and Combustion (ERCOFTAC), the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences (CISM), the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (VKI), to name just a few. New books on AFC are published by prominent colleagues of our field and even a new periodical, the ‘International Journal of Flow Control’, appeared. Despite these many activities in AFC it was felt that a follow-up of the highly successful ‘ACTIVE FLOW CONTROL’ Conference held in Berlin in 2006 was appropriate. As in 2006, ‘ACTIVE FLOW CONTROL II’ consisted only of invited lectures. To sti- late multidisciplinary discussions between experimental, theoretical and numerical fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, turbomachinary, mathematics, control engineering, metrology and computer science parallel sessions were excluded. Unfortunately, not all of the presented papers made it into this volume. As the preparation and printing of a book takes time and as this volume should be available at the conf- ence, the Local Organizing Committee had to set up a very ambitious time sch- ule which could not be met by all contributors.



Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Contemporary Research

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ISBN: 9788132227434
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Number of pages: 1701
Author: Arun K. Saha
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Contemporary Research in PDF and EPUB This volume comprises the proceedings of the 42nd National and 5th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power held at IIT Kanpur in December, 2014.The conference proceedings encapsulate the best deliberations held during the conference. The diversity of participation in the conference, from academia, industry and research laboratories reflects in the articles appearing in the volume. This contributed volume has articles from authors who have participated in the conference on thematic areas such as Fundamental Issues and Perspectives in Fluid Mechanics; Measurement Techniques and Instrumentation; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Instability, Transition and Turbulence; Turbomachinery; Multiphase Flows; Fluid‐Structure Interaction and Flow‐Induced Noise; Microfluidics; Bio‐inspired Fluid Mechanics; Internal Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines; and Specialized Topics. The contents of this volume will prove useful to researchers from industry and academia alike.


Novel Combustion Concepts for Sustainable Energy Development

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ISBN: 9788132222118
Release Date: 2014-12-19
Number of pages: 562
Author: Avinash K Agarwal
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online Novel Combustion Concepts for Sustainable Energy Development in PDF and EPUB This book comprises research studies of novel work on combustion for sustainable energy development. It offers an insight into a few viable novel technologies for improved, efficient and sustainable utilization of combustion-based energy production using both fossil and bio fuels. Special emphasis is placed on micro-scale combustion systems that offer new challenges and opportunities. The book is divided into five sections, with chapters from 3-4 leading experts forming the core of each section. The book should prove useful to a variety of readers, including students, researchers, and professionals.


Kitchen Bath Products and Materials

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ISBN: 9781118775318
Release Date: 2014-11-18
Number of pages: 368
Author: Ellen Cheever
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Kitchen Bath Products and Materials in PDF and EPUB Objective guidance on kitchen and bath fitting choice to suit any client and any space Kitchen and Bath Products and Materials describes the typical materials, equipment, and surfaces used in all facets of residential kitchen and bath design. Part of the National Kitchen and Bath Association's Professional Resource Library, this comprehensive reference is fully updated and expanded to include new technologies, materials, and finishes, with considerations of sustainability throughout. Full color illustrations and a revised design help visual learners better absorb the information, and the companion website provides an image bank and instructor's guide for classroom use. Each chapter includes a summary and review questions, allowing readers to test their grasp of the material at every step. Kitchen and bath design is the most popular and lucrative area within residential interior design. As such, the enormous amount of options available for surfaces, fixtures, and materials is far too vast to be navigated by taste and aesthetics alone. Kitchen and Bath Products and Materials provides the background designers need to choose what's best for the client and the space, based on a number of objective factors and technical details. This complete handbook allows readers to: Explore material options for storage systems, fixtures, fittings, and surfaces Become familiar with sizing systems, efficiency ratings, and certifications Consider factors like manufacturing processes, engineering, and configuration Learn the terms and nomenclature used to describe materials, fixtures, and appliances Design is about more than just aesthetics – whether the project is a remodel or new construction, there are codes, standards, and functional requirements that must be met. Kitchen and Bath Products and Materials is a practical reference, providing the information designers need to make informed decisions.


Synthetic Jets

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ISBN: 9781439868119
Release Date: 2014-09-17
Number of pages: 382
Author: Kamran Mohseni
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Synthetic Jets in PDF and EPUB Compiles Information from a Multitude of Sources Synthetic jets have been used in numerous applications, and are part of an emergent field. Accumulating information from hundreds of journal articles and conference papers, Synthetic Jets: Fundamentals and Applications brings together in one book the fundamentals and applications of fluidic actuators. Clearly and thoroughly explaining the mechanisms of underlying synthetic jet behavior—from aerospace to mechanical engineering—this book addresses a variety of aspects, and provides a holistic, systematic approach of the subject. Covers Fundamental Principles, Analysis Techniques, and Applications Designed as a starting point for newcomers, the book is divided into three parts: fundamentals, techniques, and applications, and focuses on a class of incompressible jet flows where the jet is made up of the surrounding fluid. It explores fluid dynamics, hydrodynamic modeling, acoustics, and fabrication. It covers key measurement techniques, computational modeling, and synthetic jet design. In addition to highlighting the concepts and applications of synthetic jets, (in particular their uses in flow control and thermal management in electronic devices), the book explores attempts to improve and accelerate the design and optimization processes (from flow control to electronic cooling and propulsion) involved in a wealth of applied knowledge. Features prominent experts in the field Surveys the state of the art Details a pathway to future advances in the industry Synthetic Jets: Fundamentals and Applications can be used as a guidebook for researchers, graduate students, and upper-level undergraduate students.


Fundamentals of Multiphase Flow

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ISBN: 0521848040
Release Date: 2005-04-18
Number of pages: 345
Author: Christopher E. Brennen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Fundamentals of Multiphase Flow in PDF and EPUB Ideal for graduate students and researchers at the cutting edge of investigations into the fundamental nature of multiphase flows, this text presents the basic methods used in the treatment of multiphase flows.


Transport and Coherent Structures in Wall Turbulence

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ISBN: 9781118576779
Release Date: 2014-09-10
Number of pages: 484
Author: Sedat Tardu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Transport and Coherent Structures in Wall Turbulence in PDF and EPUB Wall bounded turbulent flows are of major importance in industrial and environmental fluid mechanics. The structure of the wall turbulence is intrinsically related to the coherent structures that play a fundamental role in the transport process. The comprehension of their regeneration mechanism is indispensable for the development of efficient strategies in terms of drag control and near wall turbulence management. This book provides an up-to-date overview on the progress made in this specific area in recent years.


Manipulation and Control of Jets in Crossflow

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ISBN: 3211007539
Release Date: 2003-06-12
Number of pages: 309
Author: Ann R. Karagozian
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Manipulation and Control of Jets in Crossflow in PDF and EPUB Fundamental Non-Reactive Jets in Crossflow and Other Jet Systems; Background on Modeling, Dynamical Systems, and Control; Reactive Jets in Crossflow and Multiphase Jets; Controlled Jets in Crossflow and Control via Jet Systems;


Theoretical and Numerical Combustion

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ISBN: 1930217102
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Number of pages: 522
Author: Thierry Poinsot
Publisher: R.T. Edwards, Inc.

Download and read online Theoretical and Numerical Combustion in PDF and EPUB Introducing numerical techniques for combustion, this textbook describes both laminar and turbulent flames, addresses the problem of flame-wall interaction, and presents a series of theoretical tools used to study the coupling phenomena between combustion and acoustics. The second edition incorporates recent advances in unsteady simulation methods,


Modeling and Control of Engines and Drivelines

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ISBN: 9781118536193
Release Date: 2014-02-27
Number of pages: 592
Author: Lars Eriksson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Modeling and Control of Engines and Drivelines in PDF and EPUB Control systems have come to play an important role in the performance of modern vehicles with regards to meeting goals on low emissions and low fuel consumption. To achieve these goals, modeling, simulation, and analysis have become standard tools for the development of control systems in the automotive industry. Modeling and Control of Engines and Drivelines provides an up-to-date treatment of the topic from a clear perspective of systems engineering and control systems, which are at the core of vehicle design. This book has three main goals. The first is to provide a thorough understanding of component models as building blocks. It has therefore been important to provide measurements from real processes, to explain the underlying physics, to describe the modeling considerations, and to validate the resulting models experimentally. Second, the authors show how the models are used in the current design of control and diagnosis systems. These system designs are never used in isolation, so the third goal is to provide a complete setting for system integration and evaluation, including complete vehicle models together with actual requirements and driving cycle analysis. Key features: Covers signals, systems, and control in modern vehicles Covers the basic dynamics of internal combustion engines and drivelines Provides a set of standard models and includes examples and case studies Covers turbo- and super-charging, and automotive dependability and diagnosis Accompanied by a web site hosting example models and problems and solutions Modeling and Control of Engines and Drivelines is a comprehensive reference for graduate students and the authors’ close collaboration with the automotive industry ensures that the knowledge and skills that practicing engineers need when analysing and developing new powertrain systems are also covered.


Kitchen and Bath Sustainable Design

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ISBN: 9781118957653
Release Date: 2014-12-02
Number of pages: 240
Author: Amanda Davis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Kitchen and Bath Sustainable Design in PDF and EPUB The leading industry association's handbook for going green in the kitchen and bath Kitchen & Bath Sustainable Design is the National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to "greening" these important rooms. The first book to focus exclusively on kitchen and bath sustainability, this full color guide covers every consideration for both remodels and new construction, making it a handy reference for any kitchen and bath professional. Case studies of award-winning projects demonstrate how space, budget, and sustainability can come together to create beautiful, functional, efficient rooms, and illustrations throughout provide visual examples of the techniques discussed. The book includes information on greening one's practice for the client's benefit, plus an appendix of additional resources and instructional materials for classroom use. Outside of general heating and cooling, kitchen appliances use the bulk of a household's energy. Kitchens and baths together use an average of 300 gallons of water per day for a family of four, and both rooms are high-use areas that require good air quality. Kitchen & Bath Sustainable Design provides a handbook to designing these rooms for sustainability, without sacrificing comfort or livability. With comprehensive guidance on approaching these rooms sustainably, readers will: Communicate better with builders, clients, and potential clients Understand technical considerations, and the criteria that make a design "green" Conduct a full design analysis, including life cycle costing and efficiency Learn the ratings systems and standards in play in the green kitchen and bath The biggest elements of sustainable interior design—energy efficiency, water use, and materials selection—are all major players in the kitchen and bath. Clients are increasingly demanding attention to sustainability issues, and designers must be up to date on the latest guidelines, best practices, and technology. Kitchen & Bath Sustainable Design is the complete technical and practical guide to green design for the kitchen and bath professional.


Large Eddy Simulations of Turbulence

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ISBN: 0521781248
Release Date: 2005-08-22
Number of pages: 219
Author: M. Lesieur
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Large Eddy Simulations of Turbulence in PDF and EPUB Large-Eddy Simulations of Turbulence is a reference for LES, direct numerical simulation and Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes simulation.