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Two-Phase Flow Heat Transfer
Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer in Mini/Micro Channels
Complex Fluids Flow
Single/Two-phase Flow in Tubes
Equipped with gear pump; instrumentations for pressure and heat transfer measurements; Photron FASTCAM hi-speed camera for flow pattern visualizations
Complex Fluids Flow in Miniature Channels
Equipped with syringe pump; instrumentations for pressure and heat transfer measurements; optical microscope; single/two-phase flow of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids characterizations
Fluid Properties Characterization
Equipped with cone-and-plate and coaxial cylinder rheometers for characterizing the rheology of complex fluids; transient hot wire thermal conductivity analyzer
Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=XVs0cKoAAAAJ
Meyer, J. P. and Tang, C. C. (2014) “Convective Heat Transfer of Nanofluids in Tubes,” Nanofluids: Synthesis, Properties and Applications , S.M. Sohel Murshed and C.A. Nieto de Castro, eds., Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Chap. 7, pp. 155–192, ISBN: 978-1-63321-677-8.
Ghajar, A. J. and Tang, C. C. (2013) “Heat Transfer Measurements for Nonboiling Two-Phase Flow,” Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering , Vol. 1, M. Kutz, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Chap. 19, pp. 661–684, ISBN: 978-0-470-40477-5.
Ghajar, A. J. and Tang, C. C. (2012) “Void Fraction and Flow Patterns of Two-Phase Flow in Upward and Downward Vertical and Horizontal Pipes,” Advances in Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer , Vol. 4, L. Cheng and D. Mewes, eds., Bentham Sciences Publishers, Ltd., Chap. 7, pp. 175–201, ISBN: 978-1-60805-524-1.
Ghajar, A. J. and Tang, C. C. (2009) “Advances in Void Fraction, Flow Pattern Maps and Non-Boiling Heat Transfer Two-Phase Flow in Pipes with Various Inclinations,” Advances in Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer , Vol. 1, L. Cheng and D. Mewes, eds., Bentham Sciences Publisher, Ltd., Chap. 1, pp. 1–52, ISBN: 978-1-60805-080-2.
Tang, C. C., Tiwari, S., and Cox, M. W. (2013) “Viscosity and Friction Factor of Aluminum Oxide–Water Nanofluid Flow in Circular Tubes,” ASME Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and
Medicine , Vol. 4, pp. 021004-1–6.
Tang, C. C., Tiwari, S., and Ghajar, A. J. (2013) “Effect of Void Fraction on Pressure Drop in Upward Vertical Two-Phase Gas-Liquid Pipe Flow,” ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power , Vol. 135, pp. 022901-1–7.
Busche, M. L., Moualeu, L. P., Chowdhury, N., Tang, C., Ames, F. E. (2013) “Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop Measurements in High Solidity Pin Fin Cooling Arrays with Incremental Replenishment,” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery , Vol. 135, pp. 041011-1–9.
Godbole, P. V., Tang, C. C., and Ghajar, A. J. (2011) “Comparison of Void Fraction Correlations for Different Flow Patterns in Upward Vertical Two-Phase Flow,” Heat Transfer Engineering , Vol. 32, No. 10, pp. 843–860.
Ghajar, A. J. and Tang, C. C. (2010) “Importance of Non-Boiling Two-Phase Flow Heat Transfer in Pipes for Industrial Applications,” Heat Transfer Engineering , Vol. 31, No. 9, pp. 711–732.
Ghajar, A. J., Tang, C. C., and Cook, W. L. (2010) “Experimental Investigation of Friction Factor in the Transition Region for Water Flow in Minitubes and Microtubes,” Heat Transfer Engineering , Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 646–657.
Tang, C. C. and Ghajar, A. J. (2009) “A Mechanistic Approach for Heat Transfer Estimation in Horizontal and Vertical Non-Boiling Two-Phase Pipe Flow,” Chemical Engineering Transactions , Vol. 18, pp. 123–128.
Ghajar, A. J. and Tang, C. C. (2007) “Heat Transfer Measurements, Flow Pattern Maps, and Flow Visualization for Non-Boiling Two-Phase Flow in Horizontal and Slightly Inclined Pipe,” Heat Transfer Engineering , Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 525–540.
Tang, C. and Chang, Y. (2007) “Computational and Experimental Study of the Orifice Discharge Coefficient Influenced by the Presence of a Rigid Plate,” Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics , Vol. 7, No. 8, pp. 439–446.
Kim, J., Ghajar, A. J., Tang, C., and Foutch, G. L. (2005) “Comparison of Near-Wall Treatment Methods for High Reynolds Number Backward-Facing Step Flow,” International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics , Vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 493–500.
Refereed Conference Papers
Tang, C. C., Tiwari, S., and Cox, M. W. (2013) “Experimental Characterization of Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity of Aluminum Oxide Nanofluid,” ASME 2013 Heat Transfer Summer Conference (HT2013), HT2013-17509.
Tang, C. C., Tiwari, S., and Cox, M. W. (2013) “Experimental Heat Transfer Study of Aluminum Oxide Nanofluid Flow in Tubes for Laminar Thermal Entry Region,” ASME 2013 Heat Transfer Summer Conference (HT2013), HT2013-17550.
Tang, C. C. and Ghajar, A. J. (2011) “A Mechanistic Heat Transfer Correlation for Non-Boiling Two-Phase Flow in Horizontal, Inclined and Vertical Pipes,” ASME-JSME 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference (AJTEC2011), AJTEC2011-44114.
Ghajar, A. J., Rao, R. P., Cook, W. L., and Tang, C. C. (2008) “An Experimental Study of Friction Factor in the Transition Region for Single Phase Flow in Mini- and Micro-Tubes,” ASME 6th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels (ICNMM2008), ICNMM2008-62281.
Tang, C. C. and Ghajar, A. J. (2007) “Validation of a General Heat Transfer Correlation for Non-Boling Two-Phase Flow with Different Flow Patterns and Pipe Inclination Angles,” ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Summer Heat Transfer Conference (HT2007), HT2007-32219.
Çengel, Y. A. and Ghajar, A. J. (2014) Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications, 5th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, NY.
Authored the Prevention through Design (PtD) section in Chapter 1, Section 1-10
Developed PtD examples for each chapter (14 chapters in total)
Developed 260 new end-of-chapter problems and solutions (13 chapters in total)
Çengel, Y. A. and Ghajar, A. J. (2010) Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, NY.
Developed over 250 new end-of-chapter problems and solutions