Mesoscopic Theories of Heat Transport in Nanosystems
This book presents generalized heat-conduction laws which, from a mesoscopic perspective, are relevant to new applications (especially in nanoscale heat transfer, nanoscale thermoelectric phenomena, and in diffusive-to-ballistic regime) and at the same time keep up with the pace of current microscopic research. The equations presented in the book are compatible with generalized formulations of nonequilibrium thermodynamics, going beyond the local-equilibrium. The book includes six main chapters, together with a preface and a final section devoted to the future perspectives, as well as an extensive bibliography.
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2 Linear and Nonlinear HeatTransport Equations
4 Mesoscopic Description of Effective Thermal Conductivity in Porous Systems Nanocomposites and Nanofluids
5 Weakly Nonlocal and Nonlinear Heat Transport
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