1987 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For pioneering contributions to thermal radiation transport and general heat transfer engineering.
1986 - Max Jakob Memorial Award
1976 - Heat Transfer Memorial Award, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
1976 - Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
His primary scientific interests are in Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Natural convection, Mechanics and Convection. His research combines Porous medium and Thermodynamics. His Heat transfer study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Nusselt number, Thermal conduction and Optics.
He interconnects Fluid dynamics, Mass transfer and Metal in the investigation of issues within Natural convection. His Mechanics research includes themes of Combustion and Radiative transfer. His Turbulence research incorporates elements of Jet and Stagnation point.
R. Viskanta mostly deals with Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Mechanics, Natural convection and Convection. His Thermodynamics research integrates issues from Combustion, Radiative transfer and Porous medium. The study incorporates disciplines such as Thermal conduction and Thermal radiation in addition to Heat transfer.
His Thermal conduction study combines topics in areas such as Thermal conductivity and Atmospheric temperature range. His work investigates the relationship between Mechanics and topics such as Optics that intersect with problems in Computational physics. His research integrates issues of Fluid dynamics and Flow visualization in his study of Natural convection.
Heat transfer, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Combustion and Convective heat transfer are his primary areas of study. His Heat transfer research includes elements of Radiative transfer, Optics, Convection and Thermal radiation. His study brings together the fields of Nozzle and Mechanics.
R. Viskanta regularly ties together related areas like Porous medium in his Thermodynamics studies. He has included themes like Fin, Gas burner and Thermal science in his Convective heat transfer study. His study in Heat transfer coefficient is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Nusselt number, Reynolds number and Heat flux.
R. Viskanta focuses on Heat transfer, Mechanics, Convective heat transfer, Thermodynamics and Porous medium. R. Viskanta studies Heat transfer, focusing on Heat transfer coefficient in particular. His research in Mechanics intersects with topics in Double-skin facade and Meteorology.
His Convective heat transfer research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Combustion, Radiative transfer and Coolant. His Thermodynamics study is mostly concerned with Natural convection and Phase change heat transfer. His Porous medium study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Computer simulation, Numerical analysis, Cylinder and Transient.
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Heat transfer to impinging isothermal gas and flame jets
Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science (1993)
Melting and Solidification of a Pure Metal on a Vertical Wall
Chie Gau;R. Viskanta.
Journal of Heat Transfer-transactions of The Asme (1986)
Experimental determination of the volumetric heat transfer coefficient between stream of air and ceramic foam
L.B. Younis;R. Viskanta.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (1993)
Natural convection solid/liquid phase change in porous media
C. Beckermann;R. Viskanta.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (1988)
Natural convection flow and heat transfer between a fluid layer and a porous layer inside a rectangular enclosure
C. Beckermann;S. Ramadhyani;R. Viskanta.
Journal of Heat Transfer-transactions of The Asme (1987)
Mathematical Modeling of Transport Phenomena During Alloy Solidification
C. Beckermann;R. Viskanta.
Applied Mechanics Reviews (1993)
Effect of nozzle geometry on local convective heat transfer to a confined impinging air jet
D.W. Colucci;R. Viskanta.
Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science (1996)
On ‘‘Radiative transfer in three-dimensional rectangular enclosures containing inhomogeneous,anisotropically scattering media’’
Mustafa Pınar Mengüç;Mustafa Pınar Mengüç;R. Viskanta.
Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer (1985)
A NUMERICAL STUDY OF NON-DARCIAN NATURAL CONVECTION IN A VERTICAL ENCLOSURE FILLED WITH A POROUS MEDIUM
C. Beckermann;R. Viskanta;S. Ramadhyani.
Numerical Heat Transfer Part A-applications (1986)
Heat Transfer During Melting and Solidification of Metals
Journal of Heat Transfer-transactions of The Asme (1988)
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