June 22-27, 2014
5th International Conference on Porous Media and Their Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry
Kona, Hawaii, USA

Editors:  Prof. Kambiz Vafai, University of California, Riverside, USA
Prof. Adrian Bejan, Duke University. Durham, NC USA
Prof. Akira Nakayama, Shizuoka University, Japan
Prof. Oronzio Manca, Seconda Università degli Studi Napoli, Italy


The articles for these proceedings are peer-reviewed

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Program, Engineering Conferences International (Conference Proceeding)

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PREFACE, Engineering Conferences International (Conference Proceeding)

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Keynote – Nonlinear natural convection in porous media and the collapse of the wave function, Peter Vadasz (Conference Proceeding)

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Sensitivity analysis of effective thermal conductivity of open-cell ceramic foams using a simplified model based on detailed structure, Miguel Mendes, Amjad Asad, Pitt Gotze, Eric Werzner, Rhena Wulf, Dimosthenis Trimis, Ulrich GroB, and Subhasis Ray (Conference Proceeding)

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Thermal properties of highly porous fibrous ceramics, Jingjing Sun, Zijun Hu, Jiejie Zhuo, Xiaoyan Wang, and Chencheng Sun (Conference Proceeding)

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Droplet impact and penetration on series of parallel tubes, S. Hosseini, A. Dalili, Nasser Ashgriz, and S. Chandra (Conference Proceeding)

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Fabrication and microstructural characterization of silica aerogel by aging additional pressurization, Xiaoyan Wang, Zijun Hu, Chencheg Sun, Jiejie Zhou, and Zhao Song (Conference Proceeding)

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The preparation and properties of novel structural carbon foams derived from different mesophase pitches, Liqiong Yu, Zhihai Feng, Zhen Fan, Qing Kong, and Lin Xu (Conference Proceeding)

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Improved permeability prediction for heterogeneous porous media by bundle-of-leaky-tubes with cross-flow model, Faruk Civan (Conference Proceeding)

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Fate and transport of nanohybrids in subsurface media for oil field applications, M.J. Kadhum, D.P. Swatske, J.H. Harwell, D.E. Resasco, and B.J. Shiau (Conference Proceeding)

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Porous structures used as flameproof pressure relief elements a novel approach of flameless venting, Julia Hornig, Detlev Markus, and Martin Thedens (Conference Proceeding)

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Effective solid-to-fluid heat transfer coefficient in EGS reservoirs, Xiao-Long Ouyang, Rui-Na Xu, and Pei-Xue Jiang (Conference Proceeding)

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Mixed convection in horizontal channels heated below with external heat losses on upper plate and partially filled with aluminum foam, Bernardo Buonomo, Oronzio Manca, Lorenzo Marinelli, and Sergio Nardini (Conference Proceeding)

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Miscible density driven convective mass transfer process analysis based on Entransy dissipation theory, Rong Li, Ruina Xu, Peixue Jiang, Huihai Liu, and Jiannan Chen (Conference Proceeding)

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Experimental analysis of air vortex Impingement through porous screens, Xudong An, Howard Fultz, and Fatemeh Hassanipour (Conference Proceeding)

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Experimental Evaluation of Wellbore Cement- Formation Shear Bond Strength in Presence of Drilling Fluid Contamination, Mileva Radonjic and Arome Oyibo (Conference Proceeding)

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Effect of temperature dependent viscosity on natural convective boundary layer flow over a horizontal plate embedded in a nanofluid saturated porous medium, Shoba Bagai and Chandrashekhar Nishad (Conference Proceeding)

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Thermohydraulics of Porous Heat Exchangers: Full or Partial Blockage?, Kamel Hooman (Conference Proceeding)

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Quantification of effect of convergence in porous media flow, Srinivas Pasupuleti, Pradeep Kumar, and K. Jayachandra (Conference Proceeding)

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Concentration of bioethanol and dehydration of organic solvents by porous membranes, Tadashi Uragami (Conference Proceeding)

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A model for magnetic drug targeting in a permeable microvessel with spherical porous carrier particles, Precious Sibanda and Sachin Shaw (Conference Proceeding)

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Multilayer minichannel heat sinks: The effect of porosity scaling on pressure drop, Arun K. Karunanithi, and Fatemeh Hassanipour (Conference Proceeding)

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Numerical simulation of pressure pulse decay experiment on crushed low permeability rocks considering Klinkenberg effect and gas absorption/desorption, Bo Zhou, Rui-Na Xu, and Pei-Xue Jiang (Conference Proceeding)

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Fluid flows through unsaturated porous media: An alternative simulation procedure, Maria Laura Martins-Costa, Joao Carlos Castro Dias, and Rogerio M. Saldanha da Gama (Conference Proceeding)

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Phase change with local thermal non-equilibrium in a two-phase mixture model, Franz Lindner, Michael Pfitzner, and Christian Mundt (Conference Proceeding)

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Effect of variable porosity on composite heat transfer in a boundary layer flow, Puttabasavsetty Nagaraju (Conference Proceeding)

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Studies on permeability properties and particle capture efficiencies of porous SiC ceramics processed by oxide bonding technique, Atanu Dey, Nijhuma Kayal, Omprakash Chakrabarti, Rafael Caldato, Caio Andre, Murilo Innocentini, and Vadila Guerra (Conference Proceeding)

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MRI evidence of nanoparticles migration in drying porous media, Emmanuel Keita, Pamela faure, Stephane Rodts, and Phillippe Coussot (Conference Proceeding)

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Fractional diffusion model for transport through porous media, Iftikhar Ali, Nadeen Malik, and Bilal Chanane (Conference Proceeding)

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Performance comparison of the finite-difference, practical-finite-analytic, differential-quadrature, and differential-cubature methods for solving porous media immiscible fluids transport, Faruk Civan (Conference Proceeding)

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Effects of non-Darcy flow and pore proximity on gas condensate production from nanopore unconventional resources, Alireza Sanaei, Ahmad Jamili, and Jeffrey Callard (Conference Proceeding)

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Keynote Talk – Novel convective heat transfer enhancement in channels and tubes filled with nanofluid-saturated metal foams, Fumika Sakai, Wenhao Li, and Akira Nakayama (Conference Proceeding)

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Heat flow from a buried cylindrical tank partially submerged in groundwater, Robert McKibbin and Shigeo Kimura (Conference Proceeding)

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Investigation of transpiration cooling with local thermal non-equilibrium model: Effects of different thermal boundary conditions at the porous-fluid interface, Zheng Huang, Yin-Hai Zhu, Pei-Xue Jiang, and Yan-Bin Xiong (Conference Proceeding)

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Effective permeability upscaling from heterogenous to homogenous porous media, Mehmet Cicek, Deepak Devegowda, Faruk Civan, and Richard Sigal (Conference Proceeding)

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Pressure transient characteristics of multi-stage fractured horizontal wells in shale gas reservoirs with consideration of multiple mechanisms, Jingjing Guo, Liehui Zhang, and Haitao Wang (Conference Proceeding)

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Modified Rhie-Chow / PISO algorithm for collocated variable finite porous media flow solvers, Markus Nordlund (Conference Proceeding)

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Turbulence in porous media: Some fundamental questions addressed by DNS solutions, Marc Florian Uth, Y. JIn, A. V. Kuznetsov, and H. Herwig (Conference Proceeding)

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Wall thickness optimization of a transpiration-cooled sharp leading edge at atmospheric re-entry, Christian Dittert (Conference Proceeding)

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Numerical solutions of non-linear fractional transport models in unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs using variational iteration method, Nadeen Malik, Iftikhar Ali, and Bilal Chanane (Conference Proceeding)

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Comparison of volume-average simulation and pore-scale simulation of thermal radiation and natural convection in high temperature packed beds, Le Zhang, Ruina Xu, and Peixue Jiang (Conference Proceeding)

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Onset of double diffusive reaction-convection in an anisotropic porous layer with internal heat source, S.N. Gaikwad and M. Dhanraj (Conference Proceeding)

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Use of liquid pressure-pulse decay permeameter in experimental evaluation of permeability in wellbore cement under geopressured geothermal conditions, Kolawole Bello and Mileva Radonjic (Conference Proceeding)

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Numerical Solution of Burgers' equation arising in Longitudinal Dispersion Phenomena in Fluid Flow through Porous Media by Crank-Nicolson Scheme, Ravi Borana, Vikas Pradhan, and Manoj Mehta (Conference Proceeding)

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Evaporation from a capillary tube: Experiment and modelization, Emmanuel Keita, Pamela Faure, stephane Rodts, Phillippe Coussot, and David Weitz (Conference Proceeding)

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Experimental study for air cooling using membrane covered tray, Mohamed Ali, Obida Zeitoun, Hany Al-Ansary, and Abdullah Nuhait (Conference Proceeding)

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An approximate solution of fokker-planck equation for one dimensional groundwater recharge through porous media, Kajal Patel, Manoj Mehta, and Twinkle Singh (Conference Proceeding)

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Comparative Analysis of Geometric Models for Predicting the Dynamic Specific Surface of Foamlike Media, Sonia Woudberg and Francois Smit (Conference Proceeding)

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Numerical Simulation of 3-D free convection in porous media due to combined surface forced convection and internal heat generation, Kevin Anderson, Maryann Shafahi, Shawn McGann, and Watit Pakdee (Conference Proceeding)

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Numerical Study of Forced Air Cooling of a Heated Porous Foam Pyramid array, Kevin Anderson, Maryann Shafahi, Alfredo Gutierrez, and Watit Pakdee (Conference Proceeding)

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Application of nanoparticles-assembled bi-porous structures to power electronics cooling, Kazuhisa Yuki, Tessai Sugiura, and Koichi Suzuki (Conference Proceeding)

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Three Dimensional Flow in a Sphere-packed pipe by digital holographic PTV and numerical simultation, Shin-ichi Satake, Yusuke Aoyagi, Takuma Tsuda, Noriyuki Unno, and Kazuhisa Yuki (Conference Proceeding)

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A simplified model for transport in aquifers, Robert McKibbin, Amjad Ali, and Winston Sweatman (Conference Proceeding)

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Experimental study of water retention properties of a high performance concrete with small sliced samples, Qier Wu, Thomas Rougelot, Nicolas Burlion, and Xavier Bourbon (Conference Proceeding)

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Particles migrating and plugging mechanism in loosen sandstone heavy oil reservoir and the strategy of production with moderate sanding, Yiting Xie, Zhaohui Chen, and Fujie Sun (Conference Proceeding)

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The velocity distribution in a random porous medium, Maciej Matyka, Zbigniew Koza, and Jaroslaw Golembiewski (Conference Proceeding)

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Experimental study of water retention properties of a high performance concrete with small sliced samples, Qier Wu, Thomas Rougelot, Nicolas Burlion, and Xavier Bourbon (Conference Proceeding)

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HYDRA: Macroscopic modeling of hybrid ablative thermal protection system, G. Pinaud, J.M. Bouilly, J. Barcena, S. Florez, B. Perez, W. Fisher, V. Leroy, D. Bernard, T. Massuti, G. Herdrich, C. Zuber, and W. Rotaermel (Conference Proceeding)

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Three dimensional heat and mass transfer in capillary evaporator, Laetitia Mottet, Typhaine Coquard, and Marc Prat (Conference Proceeding)