Preface Chapter 1: Wang, L.Q., Xu, M., Wei, X. - Dual-Phase-Lagging and Porous-Medium Heat Conduction Processes Chapter 2: Haji-Sheikh, A. & Minkowycz, W.J. - Heat Transfer Analysis under Local Thermal Non-Equilibrium Conditions Chapter 3: Nield, D. A. - Generalized Heterogeneity Effects on the Onset of Convection in a Porous Medium. Chapter 4: Rees, D.A.S., Selim, A., Ennis-King, J.P. - The Instability of Unsteady Boundary Layers in Porous Media. Chapter 5: Vadasz, P. - Analytical Transition to Weak Turbulence and Chaotic Natural Convection in Porous Media. Chapter 6: Govender, S. - Natural Convection in Gravity-Modulated Porous Media Chapter 7: Pedramrazi, Y., Charrier-Mojtabi, M.C., Mojtabi, A. - Thermal Vibrational Convection in a Porous Medium Saturated by a Pure or Binary Fluid. Chapter 8: Kuznetsov, A.V. - New Developments in Bioconvection in Porous Media: Bioconvection Plumes, Bio-Thermal Convection, and Effects of Vertical Vibration. Chapter 9: Kanafer, K., Vafai, K.- Macromolecular Transport in Arterial Walls: Current and Future Directions. Chapter 10: Khanafer, K., AlAmiri, A., Pop, I., Bull, J.L.- Flow and Heat Transfer in Biological Tissues: Application of Porous Media Theory. Chapter 11: Krishnan, S., Murthy, J.Y., Garimella, S.V. - Metal Foams as Passive Thermal Control Systems. Chapter 12: Vadasz, P. - Nano-fluid Suspensions and Bi-Composite Media as Derivatives of Interface Heat Transfer Modelling in Porous Media. Subject Index
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