Applications and Examples

  • Frank A. CoutelierisEmail author
  • J. M. P. Q. Delgado
Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 20)


This chapter presents several applications and examples of the theories and analytical/numerical aspects discussed in the previous chapters. The solutions of these problems are useful in the analysis of a variety of physical situations, in several technological fields such as chemical engineering, civil engineering, and alternative energy. Furthermore, some more generic applications related to interdisciplinary engineering aspects (food and pharmaceutical development, petroleum engineering, etc.) are presented briefly.


Porous Medium Fuel Cell Droplet Size Mass Transfer Coefficient Peclet Number 
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  1. 1.Department of Environmental and Natural Resources ManagementUniversity of IoanninaAgrinioGreece
  2. 2.Laboratorio de Fisica das ConstruccoesFaculdade de Engenharia Universidade do PortoPortoPortugal

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