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Participating Faculty: Eph Sparrow
Mechanical Engineering Building Room 246
Telephone: (612) 625-5502
The laboratory specializes in obtaining practical solutions for applied and industrial heat transfer problems related to device development. Solution methodologies encompass benchtop experiments, simplified analytical models, and finite-element numerical simulations. Recent representative problems include curing of polymers, heating or cooling of human body fluids, long-term preservation of foods, thermal management of heat generating electrical and electronic equipment, control of water vapor and pollutant transfer, and heat and mass exchangers.