mass transfer


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mass transfer

the movement of mass from one phase to another.
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The mechanisms of mass transfer in the gas and liquid sides are convection and diffusion.
As in the case of a white-dwarf donor, the binary orbit is expected to 'bounce' and start expanding soon after mass transfer is started, and we should typically observe the binary after the period minimum.
They proposed simplified numerical methods to predict the behavior of hygroscopic rotors, most of them assuming negligible internal resistances to heat and mass transfer and/or constant properties of the desiccant wall.
The problem of MHD mixed convection heat and mass transfer in the boundary layer flow along a vertical surface submerged in a micropolar fluid has been studied by several investigators.
The primary design feature of the "bottle" concept, the Heat and Mass Transfer (HMT) module, underwent extensive evaluation to validate the design parameters used in sizing the first industrial-scale unit.
Simulations of coupled heat and mass transfer within the product are instruments for designing drying equipment (Giericke & Kind, 2009).
The heat and mass transfer phenomena are frequently associated and may occur in common daily situations, such as the warming of a bottle of beer, in which both phenomena are simultaneous until the system reaches thermodynamic equilibrium.
Heat and mass transfer studies with non-condensable gas such as oxygen getting stripped from boiler feed water under jet flow is quite limited.
Gas mass transfer through the gas--liquid interface has an enormous importance in various natural and industrial processes, including wastewater treatment and fish farming.
Recently, the study of free convective mass transfer flow has become the object of extensive research as the effects of heat transfer along with mass transfer effects are dominant features in many engineering applications such as rocket nozzles, cooling of nuclear reactors, high sinks in turbine blades, high speed aircrafts and their atmospheric re-entry, chemical devices and process equipments.