In this video Khellil describes two phase flows, heat transfer and interfacial phenomena in microscale. These are crucial for thermal management applications such as miniature power systems, microreactors and space industry.
Two phase flows and heat transfer in microscale are used in thermal management of applications such as miniature power devices, chemical reactors and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS). Developing thermal management technologies for these applications is essential for future generation of these devices. In order to accomplish this, it is paramount to conduct research in order to understand the underlying physical mechanisms such as interfacial phenomena involved in two phase flows and heat transfer at microscale. This is followed by optimisation and design of thermal management alternatives to be used by various industries.
Understanding phenomena such as wetting of liquids and their interaction with solids is not only essential for the above applications but has a wider interest in agriculture (crop dusting), pharmaceutical, biomedical and nanotechnologies.
Find out more:
Professor Khellil Sefiane, School of Engineering profile: http://www.eng.ed.ac.uk/about/people/prof-khellil-sefiane
Edinburgh Research Explorer: http://www.research.ed.ac.uk/portal/ksefiane
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