Transport Phenomena in a Physical World

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What do mass diffusion, thermal conduction, viscosity, permeability, and electrical conductance have in common?
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Peter Dybdahl Hede has a M.Sc. and PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and a Business Diploma (HD) in Finance from the Copenhagen Business School. Working as Customer Solutions Application Manager in a large biotech company Peters´ areas of expertise spans from...

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What does mass diffusion, thermal conduction, viscosity, permeability, and electrical conductance have in common? In this book you will get an overview of the most important terms within transport phenomena. You will learn and realize important analogies between Fick's law of diffusion, Fourier's law of heat conduction, Newton's law of viscosity, Darcy's law of permeability, and Ohm's law of electrical conductance. Illustrating graphics as well as clarifying SI-unit explanations will help your understanding and learning on a bachelor or master of science level.

  1. Introduction
  2. Different kinds of transport
    1. Diffusivity, transport of mass
    2. Thermal conductivity, transport of energy
    3. Dynamic viscosity, transport of momentum
    4. Permeability, transport of volume
    5. Electrical conductance, transport of electricity
  3. Dimensionless numbers
  4. Summary