The NSERC CREATE Sustainable Building Science Program is coming to an end! Many thanks to our funders at NSERC, we have had a wonderful six years! Stay tuned for future developments and new projects. Murray, Margaret and all of the SBSP faculty.
Experimental and theoretical research in the field of heat and mass transfer, with applications to the conversion, storage, and use of energy resources.
Loop heat pipes
Two-phase fluid flow and heat transfer
Effective thermal conductivity of fluid saturated sintered powder metal plates
N. Atabaki and B.R. Baliga (2006), “Effective Thermal Conductivity of Water-Saturated Sintered Powder-Metal Plates,” Heat and Mass Transfer (accepted).
B.R. Baliga and N. Atabaki (2006), “Control-Volume-Based Finite Difference and Finite Element Methods,” in Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer (Second Edition), W.J. Minkowycz, E.M. Sparrow and J.Y. Murthy (Editors), Chapter 6, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.
N. Atabaki and B.R. Baliga (2006), “Experimental Investigation of a Loop Heat Pipe with a Flat Evaporator,” 13th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC-13, Sidney, Australia, August 13 – 18.
N. Atabaki and M. Bernier (2005), “A Semi-Empirical Model for Residential Electric Hot Water Tanks,” ASHRAE Transactions, vol. 111, part 1, pp.159-168.
N. Atabaki and B.R. Baliga (2005), “Measurement of Bulk Temperature in Thermally Developed Laminar Flows in Pipes,” 20th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, CANCAM 2005, pp.205-206, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 30th to June 2nd.
N. Atabaki and B.R. Baliga (2005), “Determination of Maximum Effective Pore Size of Sintered Porous Metal Plates,” 20th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, CANCAM 2005, pp.236-237, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 30th to June 2nd.
N. Atabaki and B.R. Baliga (2003), “Steady-State Operation of a Loop Heat Pipe: Network Thermofluid Model and Results,” Proc. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Paper # IMECE2003-43968, pp. 1-13, Washington, D.C., November 16-21.
N. Atabaki and M. Bernier (2001), “Visualisation de la montée d’un panache dans un chauffe-eau électrique,” Congrès français de Thermique, SFT 2001, pp. 193-198, Nantes, France, 29-31 mai.
N. Atabaki and M. Bernier (2001), “Détermination expérimentale des caractéristiques de la zone de mélange au bas d’un chauffe-eau électrique,” Ve Colloque interuniversitaire Franco-Québécois, pp. 455-462,Lyon, France, 28-30 mai.
N. Atabaki and A. Teyssedou (2001), “Heat Transfer between Airflow in Ductworks and the Environment in Large HVAC Systems,” 18th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, CANCAM 2001, pp. 139-140, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, June 3-7.
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The Sustainable Building Science Program is funded by NSERC.