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Numerical modeling of processes of heat and mass transfer in a capillary-porous material


We propose a method of solving a nonlinear heat and mass transfer boundary-value problem for a conductive drying process in a capillary-porous material. We study the effect of the characteristics of the material and the magnitude of the heat flux on the time change in temperature, bulk moisture saturation, and air density.

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Translated fromMatematichni Metodi ta Fiziko-Mekhanichni Polya, Vol. 40, No. 4, 1997, pp. 149–154.

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Gaivas', B.I., Yavors'ka, I.V. Numerical modeling of processes of heat and mass transfer in a capillary-porous material. J Math Sci 96, 3065–3069 (1999).

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  • Mass Transfer
  • Heat Flux
  • Numerical Modeling
  • Time Change
  • Moisture Saturation