Publications

Dr. Shah's publications include research papers on many topics as well as contributions to engineering handbooks. The publications are listed in various categories.

Two-Phase Heat Transfer

1.      ‘Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop in Ammonia Evaporators’’ ASHRAE Transactions, volume 80, Part 2, 1974 [PDF]

2.      “Visual Observation in Ammonia Evaporator’” ASHRAE Transactions, Volume 82, Part 1, 1975.[PDF]

3.      “A New Correlation for Heat Transfer During Boiling Flow Through Pipes’” ASHRAE Transactions 82, Part 2, pp. 66-86, 1976. [PDF]s

4.      “A General Correlation for Heat Transfer During Subcooled Boiling in Pipes,” ASHRAE Transactions, Volume 83, Part 1, pp. 205-217, 1977.[PDF]

5.       “Heat Transfer, Pressure Drop, Visual Observation, Test Data for Ammonia Evaporating Inside Tubes”, ASHRAE Transactions, Volume 84, Part 2, 1978.[PDF]

6.      “A Generalized Graphical Method for Predicting Critical Heat Flux in Uniformly Heated Vertical Tubes,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 22, pp. 557-568, 1979.[pdf]

7.      A General Correlation for Heat Transfer During Film Condensation in Pipes”, International Journal of Heat and  Mass Transfer, vol. 22, pp. 547-556, 1979.

8.      “A General Predictive Technique for Heat Transfer During Saturated Film Boiling in Tubes,“ Heat Transfer Engineering, Volume 2, No. 2, 51-62, 1980.

9.      “A General Correlation for Critical Heat Flux in Annuli”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 23, pp. 225-23, 1980. [PDF]

10.   “Heat Transfer During Film Condensation in Tubes and Annuli, A Literature Survey,” ASHRAE Transactions, Volume 87, Part 1, pp. 1086-1105, 1981.[PDF]

11.   “Generalized Prediction of Heat Transfer During Two-Component Gas-Liquid Flow in Tubes and Other Channels”, AIChE Symp. Ser., Vol. 77, No. 208, pp. 140-151, 1981.

12.   “Estimation of Evaporation from Horizontal Surfaces,” ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 87, Part 1, 1981.

13.   “CHART Correlation for Saturated Boiling Heat transfer; Equations and Further Study,” ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 88, Part 1, pp. 165-196, 1982.pdf

14.   “Generalized Prediction of Heat Transfer During Subcooled Boiling in Annuli,” Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 24-31, 1983.[PDF]

15.   “Generalized Prediction of Maximum Heat Transfer to Single Cylinders and Spheres in Gas Fluidized Beds”, Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 3-4, pp. 107-122, 1983.

16.   “Condensers,” ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 9, 1983. (revision).

17.   “Air Cooling and Dehumidifying Coils”, ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 6, 1983 (revision).

18.   “A Correlation for Heat Transfer During Subcooled Boiling on a Single Tube With Forced Crossflow”, International”, International Journal of Heat & Fluid Flow, Volume 5, No. 1, pp. 13-20, 1984.PDF

19.   “Prediction of Heat Transfer During  Boiling of Cryogenic Fluids Flowing in Tubes,” Cryogenics, pp. 231-236, May 1984.

20.   “Fluidized Beds”, General Electric Co. Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 407. 3, Aug. 1984.

21.   “Flowing Gas-Solid Mixtures in Pipes”, Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 407.3, Dec. 1984.

22.   “Pool Boiling,” Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 507.2, 1985, 1990.

 23.   “Forced Convection Boiling”, Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 507.3, 1985, 1990, 2000.

24.   “Evaporation from Liquid Surfaces,” Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 507.3, 1985, 1990.

25.   “Tube Bundles”, Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 507.6, Sept. 1985.

26.   “Prediction of Heat Transfer During Subcooled Boiling,” in Handbook of Heat & Mass Transfer Operations, Gulf Publishing Co., 1986.

27.   “Improved General Correlation for Critical Heat Flux in Uniformly Heated Vertical Tubes”,  International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow,  Volume 8, No. 4, pp. 326-335,  Dec. 1987.

28.   “Boiling in Various Geometries,” Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 507.7, April 1990.

29.   “Condensation of Vapors,” Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Sections 506.3 and 506.4, September, 1990.

30.   “Calculation of Evaporation From Swimming Pools,” Heating Piping and Air Conditioning,  pp. 103-105, December, 1990.

31.   “Calculation of Evaporation From Pools and Tanks,” Heating Piping and Air Conditioning, pp. 69-71, April 1992.

32.   “Heat Transfer in Fluidized Beds,” Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 510.3, July 1992.

33.   “A Survey of Experimental Heat Transfer Data for Nucleate Pool Boiling of Liquid Metals and a New Correlation,” International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 370-379, 1992.

34.   “Survey of Critical Heat Flux Data for Pool Boiling of Liquid Metals and New Correlations,” Heat Transfer Engng., vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 54-66, 1996.

35.   “A General Correlation for Heat Transfer During Dispersed Flow Film Boiling in Vertical Tubes,” Proc. 14th National Heat and Mass Transfer Conf., Kanpur, India, 1998.

36.   “A General Correlation for Heat Transfer During Dispersed Flow Film Boiling in Tubes,” Heat Transfer Engineering, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 1-15, 2000. [PDF]

37.   “Rate of Evaporation from Undisturbed Water Pools: Evaluation of Available Correlations,”  International J. HVAC&R Research, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 125-131, January, 2002.

38.   “Prediction of Evaporation from Occupied Indoor Swimming Pools,” Energy & Buildings, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 707-713, 2003. [PDF] 

39.    Improved General Correlation for Subcooled Boiling heat Transfer During Flow Across Tubes and Tube Bundles,” J.  HVAC&R Research, Vol. 10, 2004.

40.   “Evaluation of General Correlations for Heat Transfer During Boiling of Saturated Liquids in Tubes and Annuli,” ASME Heat Transfer Conference, San Francisco, 2005[PDF]

41.   “Evaluation of General Correlations for Heat Transfer During Boiling of Saturated Liquids in Tubes and Annuli,” J. HVAC&R Research, vol. 12, October 2006.[PDF]

42.  “A General Correlation for Heat Transfer During Saturated Boiling With Cross Flow Across Tube Bundles,”HVAC&R Research, 13(5), 2007: 749-768.Crossflow Sat Boil Corr.pdf

43. " Analytical formulas for calculating water evaporation from pools," ASHRAE Transactions,  vol.114, part 2, 2008. [pdf]

44.   An improved general correlation  for heat transfer during film condensation in plain tubes,”” J. HVAC&R Research, vol.15, no.5, pp. 889-913, 2009. [PDF]

45. "Heat transfer during condensation inside small channels:applicability of general correlation for macrochannels," 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, August 8-13, 2010, Washington, DC, USA [PDF]

46. "Simplified method for calculating evaporation from swimming pools," HPAC Engineering, October 2011.[PDF] http://hpac.com/ humidification- dehumidification/simplified- calculating-evaporation-1011/F]

47.  “Improved method for calculation of evaporation from swimming pools,” Energy and Buildings, vol. 49, 2012, pp. 306-309.

48. “Calculation of evaporation from swimming pools: further development of the formulas,” ASHRAE Transactions, 2012, part 2.pdf

49. “ Two-Phase flow,” Chapter 5 of ASHRAE Fundamentals 2013 (major revision)

50. "New formula for calculation of evaporation from occupied swimming pools," HPAC Engineering, April 2013. http://hpac.com/humidity- control/new-method- calculating-evaporation- occupied-swimming-pools

51. "New correlation for prediction of evaporation from occupied swimming pools," Paper # DE-13-040, presented at ASHRAE meeting in Denver, CO, June 2013.  ASHRAE Transactions part 2, 2013.pdf

52. "An assessment of some predictive methods for in-tube condensation heat transfer of refrigerant mixtures," Paper # DE-13-004 presented at ASHRAE meeting in Denver, CO, June 2013 , ASHRAE Transactions, Part 2, 2013. pdf

53. "General correlation for heat transfer during condensation in plain tubes: further development and verification," Paper # DE-13-001 presented at ASHRAE meeting in Denver, CO, June 2013, ASHRAE Transactions, Part 2, 2013.pdf

54. "Evaluation of Correlations for Predicting Heat Transfer During Boiling of Carbon Dioxide   Inside Channels," Paper # 8435, IHTC 15, Kyoto, Japan, 2014. PDF

55. "Evaluation of a method for predicting heat transfer during boiling of mixtures in plain tubes,"Paper # 8351, IHTC 15, Kyoto, Japan, 2014. [PDF]

56. "A new flow pattern based general correlation for heat transfer during condensation in horizontal tubes," Paper # 8645 IHTC 15, Kyoto, Japan, 2014. [PDF]

57. "Methods for Calculation of Evaporation from Swimming Pools and Other Water Surfaces," ASHRAE Transactions, vol. 120, part 2, 2014.[PDF].

58. "Improved general correlation for CHF in vertical annuli with upflow," Heat Transfer Engineering, 37(6):557-570, 2015.

59. " A general correlation for CHF in horizontal channels," International Journal of Refrigeration, vol. 59. pp. 37-52, 2015.

60. "A method for predicting heat transfer during boiling of mixtures in tubes," Applied Thermal Engineering, 89, 812-821, 2015.

61. "Prediction of heat transfer during condensation in inclined tubes," Applied Thermal Engineering, 94, pp. 82-89, 2016.

62.  "Prediction of heat transfer during condensation of carbon dioxide in channels," Applied Thermal Engineering, 93, 192-199, 2016.

63. "A new correlation  for heat transfer during condensation in horizontal mini/micro channels," International Journal of Refrigeration, 64, pp. 187-202, 2016.

64. "Comprehensive correlations for heat transfer during condensation in conventional and mini/micro channels in all orientations," Int. J. Refrigeration, 67, 22-41, 2016.

65. "Applicability of general correlations for CHF in conventional tubes to mini/macro channels," Heat Transfer Engineering, 38, 1-10, 2017.

66. "New correlation for heat transfer during subcooled boiling in plain channels and annuli," International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 112, 358-370, 2017.

67. "Unified correlation for heat transfer during boiling in plain mini/micro and conventional channels," Int. J. Refrigeration, 74, 604-624, 2017.

68. "Improved correlation for dispersed flow film boiling heat transfer in vertical tubes," Proc. 2nd Thermal and Fluid Engineering Conf., Las Vegas, April, 2017.

69. "General correlation for heat transfer during boiling in plain minichannels," Proc. 2nd Thermal and Fluid Engineering Conf., Las Vegas, April, 2017

70. "Two-Phase Flow," ASHRAE Fundamentals Handbook, Chapter 5, 2017. (Revision of  boiling & condensation heat transfer sections).

71. "A correlation for heat transfer during boiling on bundles of horizontal plain and enhanced tubes," Int. J. Refrigeration, 78, 47-59, 2017.

72. "Comprehensive correlation for dispersed flow film boiling in mini/macro channel, Int. J. Refrigeration, 78, 32-46, 2017.

HVAC

  •       “Heat load for Diesel Engine-Generator Room Ventilation,” ASHRAE Trans. Vol. 83, part 2, 1977.
  •  “Estimation of Evaporation from Horizontal Surfaces,” ASHRAE Trans., vol. 87, part 1, pp. 251-257, 1981.PDF
  •   “Estimated rate of Pressurization and Depressurization of Buildings,” ASHRAE Trans., vol. 86, part 1, pp. 251-257, 1980.
  • “Air Cooling and Dehumidifying Coils”, ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 6, 1983.       
  •  “Forced Circulation Air Coolers”, ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 8, 1983
  •   "Air –Heating Coils”, ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 9, 1983, (revision)
  •   “Condensers”, ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 16, 1983. (revision)
  •   “Fans”, General Electric Co. Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Book, Section 409, August 1983.
  • “Calculation of Evaporation from Swimming Pools,” Heating Piping and Air Conditioning, December, 1990.
  • “Calculation of Evaporation From Pools and Tanks,” Heating Piping and Air Conditioning, pp. 73-74,   April 1982   
  • “Rate of Evaporation from Undisturbed Water Pools: Evaluation of Available Correlations,”  International J. HVAC&R Research, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 125-131, January, 2002.PDF
  • “Prediction of Evaporation from Occupied Indoor Swimming Pools,” Energy & Buildings, vol. 35, no.t,pp 707-713, 2003
  •  " Analytical formulas for calculating water evaporation from pools," ASHRAE Transactions,  vol.114, part 2, 2008. PDF
  • "Evaporative Cooling Enhanced Runaround Coil Heat Recovery," HPAC Engineering, January 2011[PDF]
  •  “Improved method for calculation of evaporation from swimming pools,” Energy and Buildings, vol. 49, 2012, pp. 306-309.
  •   “Calculation of evaporation from swimming pools: further development of the formulas,” ASHRAE Transactions, 2012, part 2.pdf

  • "New formula for calculation of evaporation from occupied swimming pools," HPAC Engineering, April 2013. [Journal Link]
  •  “ Two-Phase Flow,” Chapter 5 of ASHRAE Fundamentals 2013 (major revision)
  • "New correlation for prediction of evaporation from occupied swimming pools," Paper # DE-13-040, presented at ASHRAE meeting in Denver, CO, June 2013.  ASHRAE Transactions part 2, 2013. Occupied pool correlation ASHRAE 2013.pdf57.
  • "Methods for Calculation of Evaporation from Swimming Pools and Other Water Surfaces," ASHRAE Transactions, vol. 120, part 2, 2014. [PDF]
  •  "Two-Phase Flow," ASHRAE Fundamentals Handbook, Chapter 5, 2017. (Revision of  boiling & condensation heat transfer sections).
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Handbook Chapters

1.      “Air Cooling and Dehumidifying Coils”, ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 6, 1983. (revision)

2.      “Forced Circulation Air Coolers”, ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 8, 1983 (revision).

3.       “Air –Heating Coils”, ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 9, 1983, (revision)4.      “Condensers”, ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 16, 1983. (revision)

4.        “Condensers,” ASHRAE Handbook, Equipment Volume, Chapter 9, 1983. (revision).

5.      “Fans”, General Electric Co. Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Book, Section 409, August 1983.

6.      “Fluidized Beds”, General  Electric Co. Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 407., August 1984.

7.      “Flowing Gas-Solid Mixtures in Pipes”, Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 407.3, Dec. 1984.

8.      “Prediction of Heat Transfer During Subcooled Boiling”, in “Handbook of Heat & Mass Transfer Operations,” Gulf Publishing Co., 1986.

9.      “Pool Boiling”, Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 507.2, 1985, 1990.

10.   “Evaporation from Liquid Surfaces”, Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data  Books,Section 507.4, June 1985.

11.   “Tube Bundles”, Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 507.6, Sept. 1985.

12.   “Boiling in Various Geometries,”  Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section  07.7, April 1990.

13.   “Condensation of Vapors”, Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Sections 506.3 and 507.4, September 1990.

14.   “Heat Transfer in Fluidized Beds,” Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data  Books, Section 510.3, July 1992.

15.   “Forced Convection Boiling “, Genium Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow Data Books, Section 507.3, 1985, 15990, 2000.

16.    “ Two-Phase Flow,” Chapter 5 of ASHRAE Fundamentals 2013 (major revision)

17.   "Two-Phase Flow," ASHRAE Fundamentals Handbook, Chapter 5, 2017. (Revision of  boiling & condensation heat transfer sections).

MISCELLANEOUS

1. "Prospects of solar power plants in India," CMERI Report 621.47, 1968. [PDF]