A numerical investigation of phase change effects in porous materials

  title={A numerical investigation of phase change effects in porous materials},
  author={K. Vafai and Homer Chin-Nan Tien},
In this paper, a numerical study of heat and mass transfer with phase change in porous materials is performed. The problem is modelled by a system of transient inter-coupled equations governing the twodimensional multiphase transport process in porous media. The solution algorithm allows full simulation without any significant simplifications. The variations and the interrelationship between the temperature, vapor density, condensation rate, liquid content and the fluid velocity fields are… CONTINUE READING


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