Heat Transfers and Related Effects in Supercritical Fluids

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ISBN: 978-94-017-9186-1 (Print) 978-94-017-9187-8 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-48

    General Introduction to Near-Critical and Supercritical Fluids

  3. Introduction to Thermomechanical Effects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-52

      Introduction to Thermomechanical Effects

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      Chapter

      Pages 53-65

      Bridging Gas and Near-Critical Fluid Dynamics

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-123

      Temperature and Density Equilibration

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      Chapter

      Pages 125-176

      Heat Transfer

  4. Introduction to Heat Transfer Experiments Performed in Weightless Conditions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-181

      Introduction to Heat Transfer Experiments Performed in Weightless Conditions

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      Chapter

      Pages 183-197

      Quick Overview of Some Test Cells

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      Chapter

      Pages 199-211

      The Pancake Test Cell

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      Chapter

      Pages 213-239

      Heat Transport by the Piston Effect: Experiments

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      Chapter

      Pages 241-260

      Coexisting Liquid–Vapor Phases

  5. Introduction to Effects of a Steady-State Acceleration Field

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 261-261

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      Pages 263-265

      Introduction to Effects of a Steady-State Acceleration Field

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      Chapter

      Pages 267-283

      Interaction Between the Piston Effect and Gravitational Convection

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      Pages 285-315

      Rayleigh–Bénard and Rayleigh–Taylor Instabilities

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      Chapter

      Pages 317-328

      Experiments in a Weak Acceleration Field and on Earth

  6. Introduction to Influence of Time-Dependent Acceleration Fields

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 329-329

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      Chapter

      Pages 331-332

      Introduction to Influence of Time-Dependent Acceleration Fields

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      Chapter

      Pages 333-344

      Response to Low-Frequency Vibrations: Solid-Like Behavior

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      Chapter

      Pages 345-364

      Thermovibrational Effect

  7. Appendices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 365-365

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      Chapter

      Pages 367-369

      Scaling Laws, Universality, and Renormalization Group Theory

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      Pages 371-372

      The Ginzburg Criterion

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      Chapter

      Pages 373-378

      Conventional Theory of Nucleation and Spinodal Decomposition

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